TECH-niques to turn HOME MADE knitting into HANDMADE knitting
Friday, March 1, 2013
A post in which TECHknitting appears at various places in the knitting world
Even though I recently wrote that there would be no posts for a while, as I (try to, anyhow) work o...
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Status report: why there have been no posts for a while, and won't be for another while
As long-time readers know, I have always had in mind to write a book. I've made several attempts over the past three decades. These at...
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Cuff-to-cuff: dealing with with the body stitches
The morning's e-mail brought an interesting question about casting on extra fabric in a cuff-to-...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Splitting knit fabric into two pieces: a very quick trick
This was posted earlier today, but then google ate it, so here it is again. Sorry for any confusion * * * I made a sweater sleeve, ...
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Reworking an old sweater: a job for the Garde Tricot
In classic French cuisine, one of the standard kitchen positions is called garde manger, which tra...
Friday, December 14, 2012
Fixing brioche stitch: Dropping a ladder in brioche and half-brioche, then latching it back up again
I'm no kind of expert in the brioche stitch. For example, I just learned the other day that what I was taught to call brioche 30+ years...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Dekink yarn with steam--instant results
Back in 2007, TECHknitting blog showed how to de-kink yarn, but time does not stand still. In the intervening years, a newer INSTANT-steam ...
Friday, December 7, 2012
Shaping in the Kitchener row--useful for getting rid of the "donkey ears" on sock toes, or grafting uneven numbers of stitches together
This is part four of a four-part series on grafting (Kitchener stitching) hand knits with a sewing n...
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Grafting ribbing without the 1/2 stitch offset--two tricks
This is part 3 of a 4-part series on grafting (Kitchener stitching) hand knits with a sewing needle....
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Step-by-step Kitchener stitching with a sewing needle: stockinette, reverse stockinette and garter stitch
This is the second post in a four-part series on Kitchener-stitching with a sewing needle. The fi...
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