As part of our ongoing Deluxe Cable Collection Knitalong, today I bring you a tutorial on adding set-in pockets to a sweater. There are two cardigans in the collection that are written to have set-in pockets. We have the Tallulah Cardigan: And the Greensboro Cardigan: First, let me explain what the”set-in” part of set-in pockets … Continue reading Set-In Pockets: Part One
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today we have the Jean Jacket, knit in Fibra Natura denims. This design was generously shared with us from Laurel Murphy. Thanks, Laurel! There are some sweet details in this jacket, including waist and shoulder shaping. My favorite detail added by Laurel are the reverse stockinette stitch triangles on the front … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Jean Jacket
Last time on Weaving Wednesday, I showed you how I warped for my Bamboo Pop color pool scarf. Over the last couple of weeks, I had a chance to do the actual weaving which went incredibly fast. After weaving a few picks with scrap yarn, I did a bit of hemstitching with my weft yarn, … Continue reading Color Pooling: Finishing with Twisted Fringe
How’s everyone coming along with their Deluxe Cable Collection knitalong projects? As I’ve been knitting along on my own Wesley Heights project I have already worked my way through a few skeins of yarn. View of my back piece in progress: I would like to share with you one of the best reasons for knitting with 100% … Continue reading The Mighty Spit Splice
Deluxe Chunky is a soft yarn that holds up well if you have to frog or tink. A good value.
Uptown Worsted is my new favorite acrylic. Washes and dries like a dream. Excellent colors. No pilling. Feels very nice. I just made a baby blanket out of it, and will be making more.
I was so surprised by how soft Deluxe Worsted feels. This is my new favorite worsted.