In 2013 (continuing into 2014), I wrote a series of blog posts that focused on five of the most common misconceptions people had about grafting knitting. In the years since the series debuted, I’ve received a lot of great comments from readers saying that they found the information very helpful, so we decided to republish […]

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One of the things I love most about knitting is that there are so many choices when it comes to working even the most basic techniques. Take increases, for example. Knitting increases serve a very practical function: to shape the fabric by adding new stitches. But beyond this practical function there is also a decorative […]

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Knitting a Chemo Hat: Five Guidelines

Recently, I knit a chemo hat for someone very close to me. Four weeks earlier, as we talked about her son’s upcoming wedding and our respective plans for the holidays, knitting a chemo hat for her was just about the furthest thing from my mind. But life has a way of throwing things at you […]

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So far in our series on grafting lace edgings, we’ve covered how to create: • a picot selvedge • a slip stitch selvedge at the beginning of a row • twisted stitches • single and double yarnovers • single and double decreases The sixth edging in our series on grafting lace edgings is another garter-stitch-based […]

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So far in our series on grafting lace edgings, we’ve covered how to create: •  a picot selvedge •  a slip stitch selvedge at the beginning of a row •  twisted stitches •  single and double yarnovers •  single and double decreases The fifth edging in our series on grafting lace edgings is another garter-stitch-based […]

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So far in our series on grafting lace edgings, we’ve covered how to create: A picot selvedge A slip stitch selvedge at the beginning of a row Twisted stitches Yarnovers Single and double decreases The fourth edging in our series is another garter-stitch-based edging with yarnovers and decreases worked only on right-side rows. In addition […]

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Take a look at the introduction to this series, in addition to the blog depicting Edging Pattern 1, to get the full story on grafting lace edgings! The second edging in our series on grafting lace edgings is a stockinette-stitch-based edging with a slip-stitch selvedge at the right-hand side and a garter-stitch selvedge at the left-hand side. […]

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