Handling garment shaping while simultaneously maintaining a lace stitch pattern can seem daunting. Do you stop working a lace pattern as soon as decreases begin? How do you increase while maintaining the pattern at the start of a row? And what about challenging situations such as a front bodice, where shaping occurs at both ends […]

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German short-rows have become increasingly common as a short-row knitting technique. Their popularity is understandable: they are simple to execute and they produce excellent results. However, knitters who substitute German short-rows for wrap-and-turn short-rows discover that in some situations, direct substitution can cause offset shaping. In this article, we’ll discuss why direct substitution can be […]

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Combating Knitted Cable Flare

Interweave Knits Winter 2018 features this knitted cable story and more! Pick up your copy today and get the full experience of our most current edition. You found a knitted cable pattern you love, knitted a swatch to make sure the yarn and pattern are compatible, and started your project. But after working the cable […]

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