Stitches – Week 12 – Mini Bobble Checkerboard

Did you like last weeks mini bobbles? Here is another combination of Mini Bobbles, stocking and garter stitch. Worked over a multiple of 10sts plus 7 MB = Make Bobble – (K1, p1, k1, p1) all into the same stitch (increased to 4 stitches). Pass second, third and then fourth…

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Stitches – Week 11 – Mini Bobble Lines

If, like me, you like small tactile details in your knitting, then the stitches for this and next week will be of real interest to you. These bobbles are much smaller than the ‘normal’ versions used in most patterns, mix them up with some garter lines and it makes for…

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Stitches – Week 10 – Wrapped Smocking Stitch

Following on from last week’s fancy stitch, this week try your hand at wrapped smocking stitch. Knit a sample and add to your collection. Worked over a multiple of 8sts plus 2 Smocking = Insert right needle from front to back between the sixth & seventh stitches on your left…

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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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