Stitch Play: Telluride

Stitch Play: Telluride

When I knit up a sample of Telluride from Classic Elite Yarns, I wanted a stitch pattern that was as simple and beautiful as the yarn itself. Oh, yes, I think this one hit the mark. Give it a try and let me know what you think! Remember, 2/2 LC is a left-leaning cable, so work it like this: slip two stitches to a cable needle and hold to the front, knit two, then knit the two from the cable

Stitch Play: Diagonal Dance

Stitch Play: Diagonal Dance

When I pulled out the Hawthorne Sport this week, I wanted to see how a light, subtle eyelet pattern would behave with such a strong, colorful yarn. It is often hard to utilize different stitch patterns, particularly lace, when knitting with short color changes, but I’m quite pleased with the resulting fabric in this swatch. The soft pop of the pinks/reds doesn’t detract from the diagonal lines of the decreases and eyelets like I thought it would and the openwork lends drape to

Stitch Play: Just A Hint

Stitch Play: Just A Hint

My stitch play this week is just a hint of cables and a hint of lace. You know, the foundations of all knitterly delight? Combine those two elements into an easy rib and you have a timeless stitch that will never go out of style. Just A Hint (mult of 7 sts) Rows 1, 3, 5, and 7 (WS): *K3, p4; rep from * to end. Rows 2, 4, and 6 (RS): *K4, yo, p3tog, yo; rep from * to