Stitches – Week 9 – Quilted Slipped Stitch

These past few months the trend seems to have been knitted jumpers and cardigans using quilted or smocking stitches. These stitches create amazing effects and often look quite complicated. They are however super simple in most cases. Why not add this weeks stitch to your samples. Worked over a multiple…

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Stitches – Some General Notes

Hello friends, how have you been? I hope all is well with you and you are keeping your spirits up during these uncertain times. Here in Wales we are still finding ourselves in total lockdown, but there is a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccinations are…

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Stitches – Week 8 – Diamonds

If you don’t want a stitch quite as raised as last weeks Trellis, than Diamonds might be worth giving a try. Worked over a multiple of 12 sts plus 1 Row 1 (RS): *k6, p1, k5; rep from *, ending k1. Row 2: P1, *p4, k1, p1, k1, p5; rep.…

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Stitches – Week 7 – Trellis

The beautiful and versatile Trellis pattern looks great as a border on jumpers or all-over on shawls alike. The slightly raised surface is a real eye catching motive, give it a go and see what you think. Worked over a multiple of 8 sts plus 2 FS (front slip) –…

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Stitches – Week 6 – 8 Stitch Cable

Although simple to do, this cable looks clever and pretty at the same time. You can either twist to the right (C8B) or to the left (C8F) for an even look or try switching between the two. The cable in the photo leans to the left. This stitch is worked…

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