The Handknitter’s Double-Knit Buttonband

When I knitted my first cardigan, I followed the directions for the buttonband carefully, experimenting with different needle sizes and types of buttonholes. But despite my best efforts, I ended up with a droopy band and sagging buttonholes. I was so dismayed that I never wore the cardigan. So I started searching around for a […]

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Some designers revel in technical details, while others prefer to immerse themselves in aesthetics. And then there’s Sarah Solomon, who embraces both sides of the design process. She creates fantastic and visually appealing sweaters; then she explains the design’s underlying math and science for those knitters who like to know how she did it. Here, […]

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