A perfect selvage

I want to share with you this very important (for many reasons) technique that makes your knitting edges perfect. Let’s look at these pictures first. This photo shows two swatches. One on the left is worked with garter edge (knit all sts). The right swatch has the nice chained edge. Can you see how different they are? The […]

Every Great sweater begins with the Great swatch

I know that some people think that to knit a swatch is a chore, or a nuisance, or even some ancient thing that nobody needs since the pattern tells you how many stitches you need to cast on. Well, how about if I give you some scenarios what happened to “Martha” and you decide if […]


This video demonstrates the most difficult part of Honeycomb Stitch (in the round) that was used in this beret. Only two rounds are shown. You should not have any problems with other rounds. This pattern can be found in the Winter 2008 issue of Interweave Knits.