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Book Review: Good Measure – Knit a Perfect Fit Every Time

Filed in Just Stitches, Point of View by on October 22, 2015 0 Comments
Book Review: Good Measure – Knit a Perfect Fit Every Time

Several decades ago, back when Threads Magazine still included several knitting articles in every issue, Deborah Newton wrote an excellent article about fit called Fashion Doesn’t Stop at 40 Inches. So it was no surprise when her most recent book Good Measure – Knit a Perfect Fit Every Time was released. Reviewing her designs from the […]

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But It Was Supposed to Be a Sweater

Filed in Industry Insight, Just Stitches by on October 1, 2015 0 Comments
But It Was Supposed to Be a Sweater

When knitters first try their hand at designing from scratch there is often an unfounded belief that whatever concept is in their mind will “easily” become a finished piece.  And this might be the case for a while, but eventually your knitting will surprise you. Such has been the case for the design I have […]

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3 Different Cast-ons in 1 Project

Filed in Just Stitches, Skill Building by on November 6, 2014 2 Comments
3 Different Cast-ons in 1 Project

It is finally finished! A project I have knit at least twice and with all the “rip out, recalculate, re-knits” probably more like three or four times. It doesn’t look like much on the display form that is about 4 sizes smaller than me, but this continues to the be challenge of working alone, at […]

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