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Stitch and Chat · 2W ago

Lost in Translation

Wendy joined us for the first time today.  She is knitting socks from a DROPS pattern. DROPS designs are chic, interesting patterns translated to English.  Unfortunately, there are things th...
Stitch and Chat · 2W ago

Dinner is served

You know how when dinner is served everyone is suddenly silent while they begin to eat?  So it goes when everyone is concentrating and/or counting at the knitting table.Allison had a dropped...
Stitch and Chat · 3W ago

Finishing with Style

 Trammi used Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-off for the Manteau Capelet which she is knitting as a gift.  Yarn: Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins Light and Artyarns Ensemble Light in Colorwa...
Stitch and Chat · 3W ago

Portuguese Knitting

I've begun to introduce the Portuguese knitting method at Westport Yarns.  My first group of willing subjects students met in January.For those of you who are not familiar with the Portugues...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

Say cheese!

Every now and then I like to take a group shot.   Trammi is nearing completion of her Manteau Capelet and wanted to review the elastic bind off. Yarns: Ensemble Light and Beaded Silk and Seq...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

It's Always Darkest Before the Darn

As a self proclaimed selfish knitter, there are times when I happily knit for others.High on the list are the socks I knit for my father.  He wears them at night and loves them. I think he h...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

Knitter know thyself

Nancy was missing a stitch in the lace section of her Etched Rio Wrap. I used the opportunity to show Nancy how to read her stitches to determine where the culprit was.Creative Knitting Maga...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

VKLive NYC an Inspirational Weekend

www.vogueknitting.com While I was on the train home I wanted to catch my thoughts and feelings of the weekend while they were fresh. I was able to stay with a dear friend and in between VKLi...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

Let's get back to the knitting at hand.

Nan is knitting Mom's Cabled Mitts and wanted help with the instructions for the thumb gusset, specifically Make One's. Yarn: Falkland Aran (Aran: 100% Falkland Merino, 197 yards).Eleanor f...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

A Hand Knit Holiday

Bitemoji courtesy of Thing #2.I feel it is my "knitterly duty" (to offer) to knit my family gifts for the holidays.  I would not be heartbroken if they said now.  This year everyone said yes...