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) –…

View Post

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…

View Post

Stitches – Week 5 – Block Weave

A simple pattern worked with blocks of garter and rib stitches where both sides of work look very similar. This fabric gives a slightly thicker feel, well suited to use for homeware such as blankets and cushions. A good sized square makes for great dish/face cloths too! The stitch is…

View Post

Stitches – Week 4 – Herringbone Rib

How did you like last week’s Herringbone Stitch? Did you get the chance to try it out yet? Staying with the Herringbone Stitch theme, this weeks stitch has a slightly raised surface which would look great as a feature on jumpers, socks, or try on a pair of hand-warmers. Endless…

View Post

Stitches – Week 3 – Herringbone

This week let’s try a simple Herringbone Stitch. This is a perfect stitch for scarves and jumpers when using a flatter yarn without much of it’s own characteristics. Worked over a multiple of 7sts plus 1st and starting on the wrong side of work: Row 1 & 3 (WS): Purl…

View Post