Category Archives: Knitting Techniques

How to read cables

The “Cable Knitting Techniques” class I taught last month seems to be about ready to fall off the edge of my conscious memory, but there were a few things that I thought I’d talk about here before that happens. In … Continue reading

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Ithilien construction details

Although I do not plan to publish the pattern for Ithilien Brocade Jacket, I did want to detail some of the construction ideas I experimented with. Waist Shaping: I wanted this to be a fitted garment; and with the detailed … Continue reading

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A bump in the road

Persuaded by my eldest daughter, I entered my Ithilien Brocade Jacket in the state fair. There’s just one teeny little problem with that… it’s not finished. I am writing this on August 22nd, and entries have to be checked in … Continue reading

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The translation of gauge

I’ve just hit another milestone in Ithilien – it now has two sleeves (just barely) joined to the body! From here on out, it gets really interesting… simultaneous decreasing on the sleeves and armholes is next. But I got to … Continue reading

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