Baby's Windmill Socks

Baby's Windmill Socks

I mentioned that I had completed 8 pairs of socks over the past few weeks. These cotton windmill socks, knitted in size 0 - 6 months are one example.

Pattern: Picot & Infant Windmill Socks
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Highland Peruvian Wool Yarn: PaletteTM Cream (23730), Sky (23724), Yellow (23710) and Stroll Pumpkin (23699), 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, Fingering weight, 50 g (1.5 oz/skein). 1 skein MC, 5-10 yds CCs. Main color (MC) is sky; contrast color (CC) is cream.

Undoing an SSK Stitch by Knitting in Reverse

Image 1Image 1Lately there have been an number of inquiries for undoing SSKs (slip, slip knit decreases), so I have attached stepwise photos for undoing an SSK by knitting in reverse. The hands are held in the same position as when knitting, however the stitches are undone from left to right and the yarn is wound around the finger, instead of unwound. Read more...
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Whirligig Gloves

Whirligig GlovesWhirligig Gloves Promise of SpringPromise of SpringThe late winter colors of sky blue, brilliant sunshine, snow, dried grasses and leafless trees evoked the sense of spring awakening. The effect was both uplifting and fascinating and inspired Fair Isle style gloves in 4 cheerful colors: sky blue, cream, rust and yellow. Read on ... for Independent Designer Pattern (IDP) and yarn information.



Kitchener Rib Cast On

The Kitchener rib stitch cast on forms an elastic edge that is an excellent start for a 1 x 1 rib stitch or a reversible fabric. I used it to cast on a reversible headband in two colors. This cast on can also be used for a single color cast on, but is actually easier to learn with two different colors. It is called a tubular cast on or Italian cast on and this is just one of many ways of generating a tubular cast on. Read more ..... for stepwise illustrated instructions. Click on a thumbnail to view a larger image.

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