With a predicted high of 32 degrees today, and a humidity of one million percent, it seems strange to be swatching with wool, but knitting sets its own schedule.
A little more swatch sharing.
It is beautiful out there today! Blue Blue Skies and warm. There may even be a blush of green on the lawn. Horny little gangs of squirrels everywhere. (Squirrels are still a novelty to us, so we think they’re cute. But I think that will wear off. I commented on how cute they were to … Read More
As I tried to wrangle several boxes of swatches into their new spots in my new office, I wondered, what to do with all this swatching? It’s useful to experiment with yarn and stitches, sure, but then what? A giant swatch-work blanket? Not really my style. Scan them all in? Sooo much work.
I take perverse pleasure in the fact that my computer’s default dictionary does not recognize swatch as a verb. As in to swatch, swatched, swatching. All underlined in red. I’m a linguistic rebel.
Welcome to the Tricksy Knitter library of knitting stitches – charts made auto-magically from stitching instructions. If you find any errors in any of these stitch charts please don’t hesitate to let us know. A note before going on: Some of these patterns are all as old as the hills and are the property of … Read More
Gave myself a little break last night from my current cardigan pattern, and tried out some new yarn. Quince and Co Chickadee and Tern. Chickadee is 100% wool, 3-ply, about 6 sts per inch on 4 mm needles.