Awesome tutorial for this technique! Click the link below to take you to the article and more photos.
The week got away from me! Mind, some may be glad that The Squirrel Monkey paused for a blogging breath 🙂
I stumbled over this tutorial for seaming and I love it. The technique is one I’ve used “by accident” when I was a beginner knitter, simply because it made sense (having learned crochet at the same time). This is beautifully illustrated through the original post too, as the picture below.
Click the photo to take you to the full post. Enjoy!
Now that I’ve even more inspiration to work with, more shawls are at the top of my list. I came across this great tutorial for adding beads to knitting at Simply Notable and I like the crochet hook approach.
If you’d like to check it out, click the link or photo.
A great tutorial for joining granny squares:
I wish sometimes, that I were more inclined, to finish the projects that I start, to treat yarn like a garment and less like art. For this artist though, ’tis more therapy, valium can’t touch what clicking needles do for me!
Thursday’s off the cuff “Poetic Yarnings” 🙂
Posting this to keep it handy. I should have two blocked shawls to post photos of before the end of the week.
How to Use Blocking Wires & Make Shawl Points.
I need to seam a piece in pattern, lace pattern and although Kitchener stitch is great for some things, I wanted to be sure that the beauty of the lace isn’t detracted from by stitches that don’t quite match.
This is a great tutorial for the basic Kitchener. I find I have to review it every time I use it. 1000 pairs of socks later and still, it won’t stick in my memory.
The best resource I found for grafting in pattern is this one from Knitting Daily (in two parts):
For the lace joins, I think this is brilliant!