design, sweaters

I Heart My Dragons! Favorite Finished Object EVER. And, a Review of DROPS Air.

When you take the "softest and fluffiest yarn EVER" and combine it with the measurements from your favorite sweater and then throw in a couple of dragons... it's REALLY hard to to wait for the finished project to manifest. It feels like I've been working on the sweater forever, but looking back over my posts,… Continue reading I Heart My Dragons! Favorite Finished Object EVER. And, a Review of DROPS Air.

design, intarsia, sweaters

Embracing Intarsia: It’s Easier than You’d Think

With only one intarsia project under my belt, I was worried about my latest project which incorporates a large intarsia panel in front.  The intarsia-in-the-round technique that I used previously gave me wonky stitches and it was difficult for me to manage my yarns.  Plus, intarsia-in-the-round still requires back-and-forth knitting so you don't even avoid… Continue reading Embracing Intarsia: It’s Easier than You’d Think

hat, intarsia

Intarsia-in-the-Round Experiment

Intarsia is one of those knitting skills that I've read about but haven't ever tried for myself- probably because I knit almost everything in the round and intarsia is specifically for flat knitting- or is it?!? Recently, I discovered a technique for intarsia-in-the-round that involves back-and-forth knitting on circular needles where you "pre-link" your yarns… Continue reading Intarsia-in-the-Round Experiment