Hi Socks Secrets

Today I’m launching a new pattern on Ravelry. Hi Socks feature a completely new take on the subject of socks. Like many knitting designers, I couldn’t escape the impulse to design another type of sock heel. Most existing designs give an approximate shape of the foot. Stretchy socks take on the shape of the foot…

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Smooth Join in the round

I am very happy to show you a new method of connecting the cast-on stitches for working in the round. We have all stumbled upon the problem of the jog when closing the round before starting to knit in a circle. We try different methods, pull the yarn ends and sew the edge stitches together…

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New method for Russian Grafting

There are few knitting terms defined as Russian: Russian bind-off, Russian join, Russian grafting. The last one is not widely familiar and used mainly to finish the borders on rectangular shawls. But this type of join deserves more attention. It is very decorative and surprisingly easy to execute. It can be used not only for…

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