Now that you’ve learned how to read charts and use the best cast-ons and bind-offs for lace shawls, try creating a unique lace pattern for your own custom wrap! Designer Deborah Newton shares several stunning swatches and describes her approach to designing lace in this two-part series. I remember my first encounter with lace. After […]

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Slip-Stitch Texturing Techniques

In the world of knitted fabrics, slip-stitch patterns that resemble woven fabrics are unique in appearance. Some knitted patterns can look like textured linen, diagonally textured twills, jagged herringbone, honeycomb, or woven striped fabrics. And they are usually knitted in a unique way as well, often by using slip-stitch techniques. I adore tailored clothing—suits, coats, […]

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