Knitting Short Rows: The Twin-Stitch Method

What are short-rows? They’re exactly what they sound like: partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth. Short-rows are an invaluable technique that allow the knitter to create modern, seamless knitwear that is both engaging to knit and flattering to wear. In this series, we’ll show you how to work some […]

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Knitting Short Rows: The Japanese Method

What are short-rows? They’re exactly what they sound like: partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth. Short-rows are an invaluable technique that allow the knitter to create modern, seamless knitwear that is both engaging to knit and flattering to wear. In this series, we’ll show you how to work some […]

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Knitting Short Rows: The German Method

What are short-rows? They’re exactly what they sound like: partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth. Short-rows are an invaluable technique that allow the knitter to create modern, seamless knitwear that is both engaging to knit and flattering to wear. In this series, we’ll show you how to work some […]

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I will get to meet Jennifer Dassau when she visits Interweave’s offices, and I couldn’t be more excited. Her new book, Knitting Short Rows, impressed me when it first came out in late 2016—beautiful patterns, clear techniques, and deep discussions of when to choose between different methods for short rows. Yep, I dig the nerdy […]

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What are short-rows? They’re exactly what they sound like: partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth. Short-rows are an invaluable technique that allow the knitter to create modern, seamless knitwear that is both engaging to knit and flattering to wear. In this series, we’ll show you how to work some […]

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What are short-rows? They’re exactly what they sound like: partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth. Short-rows are an invaluable technique that allow the knitter to create modern, seamless knitwear that is both engaging to knit and flattering to wear. Over the next few weeks, we’ll show you how to […]

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Handy Shaping with Short Rows

We at Interweave love short rows, those handy “partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth.” With them you can shape a garment or accessory and create modern, seamless knitwear. Author Jennifer Dassau dedicated an entire book to short rows called Knitting Short Rows in which she explores this versatile technique. […]

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Kerry’s WIP: Ahead of the Curve

One of the details I love most about the Buttonside Sweater from Knitting Short Rows is the swoop of the curved shirt hem. When I first saw this design as a sketch, I tried to sort out the construction in my head. Would the body be knit, then the buttonbands applied at the end? Would […]

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Designer Q&A: Jennifer Dassau

Jennifer Dassau is the talent behind The Knitting Vortex and author of the best-selling book Knitting Short Rows: Techniques for Great Shapes & Angles. Grab a warm cuppa and join us as we chat a bit about knitting, designing, and writing . . . Kerry: Thank you so much for taking time to talk with me, […]

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