Category: Knitting and Design

Twisted Squares, Revisited

Twisted Squares, Revised Pattern After making more (and more, and more) Twisted Squares, I finally managed to weigh each section and therefore have revised the pattern.  Here’s the .pdf:  Twisted Squares Baby Blanket Pattern, revised I have also uploaded the revised pattern to Ravelry.com.  I love working with more intense colors, as well:  my latest…

Knitting and Gardening

Knitting and Gardening Recently I posted two blogs – Waiting and Waiting II – which were about bringing one’s attention back to the Now rather than the false future represented by ‘soon and someday’ (which never arrive. Naturally, I start with my own situation, so I’ve been doing a lot of Geotran around what I…

Entrelac, O Entrelac!

Entrelac Rainbow Afghan I have just finished this entrelac rainbow afghan.  I used the knitting machine;  the technique is fairly intricate, picking up each square in turn from the diamond below, but reasonably straightforward once you’ve done a dozen squares or so.  The tricky part was finding the right colors of approximately the same weight…

Oooh, Slippers!

CROSS-OVER SLIPPERS FOR A CROSS-OVER CELEBRATION It’s less than a week before Christmas, and even though it’s not ‘my’ holiday, I like the giving that goes around at Midwinter. As a knitter, that means (typically) I choose a pattern and make about a dozen similar objects (socks, scarves, whatever) starting in August. This year I…