Tutorial: How To Steek | the twisted yarn
Steeking (aka setting your knitting up to be cut, in order to turn a knitted-in-the-round piece into a flat piece, for example to open up the front of a cardigan) tends to scare otherwise bold and courageous people. It feels vaguely wrong to take a pair of scissors to your knitting. Really, it shouldn’t. Honestly. […]
Knit this women’s fairisle cardigan from Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 52, a design by Marie Wallin using the beautiful yarn Felted Tweed (merino wool and alpaca). With set-in sleeves, round neck and striped rib and cuffs, this knitting pattern is for the experienced knitter.
Re-coloring a Pattern
Sometimes you see a pattern that you just love—the motifs, the fit, some ineffable something that makes you long to knit it—but you have enough sense to realize that the colors would make you look like, let's be blunt: crap....