I am using this on my ‘Le Scarabée Bleu‘ cardigan and between it and German Short Rows, I’m not sure which technique I love more!
When I decided to do the TP cast on a few hours ago, I thought as I looked at the directions that it is the same as the way I’ve always added stitches – But! – purling them instead of knitting them ie: cabled cast on, makes for a much nicer edge to pick up and the first and last stitches between the front and back are much tidier. *Heart*
The German Short Rows… With a maiden name like ‘Tupper’ this should have always been in my crafty tool kit. I will never ‘wrap and turn’ again. Srsly… It is just that good.
Sharing the joy of the original posts just below here:
German Short Rows La Maison Rililie picture tutorial
German Short Rows Tin Can Knits picture tutorial
Mimi Kezer’s step-by-step tutorial on the German Short Row or “working the Double Stitch”
If you haven’t used these techniques before (and I have an ‘old knitter’ attitude about not broke, don’t fix) you may want to give them a whirl. My knitting happy quotient just jumped big time and that’s saying a lot from Miz Sticks Obsessed 😉