I love i-cord! Jetson features a two color i-cord bind off and a little trick for making it neat and clean with no color bleed. An i-cord can also be made from picked up stitches. In this month’s Tuesday Tip we learn how to build a better i-cord. Enjoy this quick video tutorial and never […]
I have written a LOT about gauge. In fact, just put “gauge” in the search field of this blog and you’ll see just how much I have written about it. In my video sweater classes, we always have gauge tutorials and explore the wonderfully powerful thing that can happen when we don’t get gauge…on purpose. […]
Recently I wrote about how I designed the cables in the Early Fall Vogue Maker feature cardigan. I was very happy how the sweater turned out, but it was not without a few bumps in the road. Today I reveal a bit of riiiiiping that every knitter must go through!
This month I was honored to be featured in the Vogue Knitting as one of the “Makers.” I wanted to create something really special so I designed the cable cardigan of my dreams. Later this month I’ll write about how I designed the cables, but for now it’s time to look at a special cast […]
The love of German Short rows is strong in knitters! Last year we worked with the wrap and turn method in both the Tortola and the Rising Spadesand for Costa Maya we uses German short-rows. In April we learned out to substitute German Short Rows for Wrap and Turn and when I would and wouldn’t substitute. […]
I love short-rows. They are an amazing way to add super cool shapes to knitting. I use them a lot in my designs and I’ve enjoyed teaching them in my video knit-alongs. We worked with the wrap and turn method in both the Tortola KAL and the Rising Spades KAL. We worked with the twin […]
Over the years I’ve talked a lot about “Reading Your Knitting”, as well as knitting tricks to make your life easier. I’ve written about how to keep track of your rows, how to keep track of your cast on, how to keep track of your cable rows, today’s “how to keep track of” is is […]
The new Twist Collective is out with my newest Patty’s Purl’s of Wisdom column. I started revisiting some old columns and I wanted to bring you one of my favorites . . . socks, gauge and of course How to Avoid the Ugly Bind Off!
Top down raglan has always been a popular style for knitters. I’ve made several myself. One of the fun things you can do with top down is play around with your Top Down Raglan Increases
Before my Ask Patty series on Modern Daily Knitting, I wrote for a column called Patty’s Purls of Wisdom. It has had a life in several magazines and I was thrilled when it joined Twist Collective. It was the beginning of my Ask Patty adventures. Knitter’s send in their questions, ala Dear Abbey, and I […]