About Bath Abbey Hat

 Interweave Knits, Fall 2015 issue is on the shelves of all yarn shops and book stores around the world.  Lisa Shroyer, the editor of this and Knit.Purl magazines made her last issues before moving up the ladder at F+W. Well done, Lisa! My Bath Abbey Hat  and the article  Advanced Approaches to Slip-Stitch Colorwork  are […]

Lithuanian Knitting

 This unique and well-written book on history and techniques of Lithuanian Knitting comes from a very deeply rooted interest in the author’s hearts. Donna Druchunas and June Hall are taking us on a tour of one of the Baltic countries that is rich in textile traditions and many other crafts. Their main focus is on […]

Dewdrop Cast On

I use this cast on for many designs. I think it is a very attractive modification of a cast on that has many different names. The modification is in the way I handle the yarn and use different size needles. I did not invent it, I am just playing with the possibilities.  Here are some […]

Mobius Cast On

This tutorial was created to support my published pattern Mahogany Twins  and can be used for any time the pattern calls for this cast-on method.    

Knitting Daily – Tulip Buttonhole with Eunny Jang

I love Eunny and her clear teaching style. This is a great buttonhole from Tech knitter. The image of the post is also by Tech knitter.  

Lacy Cord cast on

There are many variations of this type of cast on. I teach some of them in my classes. This cast on is a variation of a cast on that can be found in the book Cast On, Cast Off  by Cap Sease. The difference is in the way I pick up stitches on the back. […]

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 […]

HELP WITH SWEET HONEY BERET, 2008.

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.