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Saturday Scraps – Double Knitting

I've been experimenting with double knitting, from one simple line of pattern, you can make so many things, purses, bags, soap holders, scarves...and more! In the above sample, I used two colours, changing every 2 rows. The second sample shows how you can turn the double knitting into a quick and easy purse. In both… Continue reading Saturday Scraps – Double Knitting

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Stripey Eyelets

For this pattern you will need to use DPN's, it's quick and simple, and I feel it would make a lovely shawl. Stripey Eyelets Abbreviations k – knit p – purl st/sts - stitch/stitches yo - yarn over ssk - slip 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, from the left needle to the right… Continue reading Stripey Eyelets

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A Compendium of Knitted Stitch Patterns – Cross Stitch Fabric

I bought this book a few months ago and thought I'd try some of the patterns. All the pictures are in black and white, this particular pattern is called Cross Stitch Fabric. And here's my version...in colour! I think that looks better!

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Saturday Scraps – Leaf Stitch no 1

This is another pattern from Wanda Bonando's book, it looks weird in the picture. But I like a challenge so I knitted a sample, thinking it would make more sense of the design. It didn't. To me it feels like it's part of a larger design, maybe if I knitted a couple of repeats it… Continue reading Saturday Scraps – Leaf Stitch no 1

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The Turban Stitch – Wanda Style

I did not learn my lesson about trying to work patterns written by Wanda Bonando, as mentioned in this post from 2013. That was her crochet book, this is her knitting book. The pattern I chose to knit is called Turban Stitch. And here's the pattern. See if you can spot the mistakes. Here's a sample… Continue reading The Turban Stitch – Wanda Style

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Saturday Scraps – Snakes & Ladders

Designing hasn't been going according to plan of late, it's been like the proverbial game of Snakes & Ladders. During a recent bout of knoodling*, I knitted this pattern, just a scrap really, but I thought I'd share 🙂 Snakes & Ladders Abbreviations k – knit p – purl st/sts - stitch/stitches yo - yarn over… Continue reading Saturday Scraps – Snakes & Ladders