Lace Increases

Here are three more articles about Twincrease and its relatives. First are two Lace Increases based on T-increase and Twincrease. Adding a yarn over in the centre of the single increase makes a double increase, with a little hole in the middle. The second is about the practical usage of Lace Increases. I managed to…

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Triover

I’m pleased to announce new article about Twincrease and its relatives. The previous article was about T-increase – a new symmetrical double increase made from one stitch. Now I’d like to present Triover – a new triple increase, worked between stitches from yarn over, using T-increase method. It is totally symmetrical and creates a very…

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T-INCREASE: a new Double Increase

Here’s the next article about the relatives of Twincrease. It describes existing Double Increases, and examines their true nature. It is an attempt to categorise all Double Increases. You’ll also be introduced to a new addition to this family: it’s a totally symmetrical Double Increase made from one stitch. It is called T-increase, because three stitches…

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Twinover and other Double Increases

I promised to reveal other relatives of Twincrease – a symmetrical single increase. In this second article, we move on to the next generation of increases. It’s time for Double Increases! We start with the most basic Double Increase, made from a double yarn over between stitches. This article studies many varieties of double increases…

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New invention!

It is December, and time for Christmas presents! My gift to you is my new invention: an increase which is totally symmetrical. This is a new type of Centred Single Increase which I call Twincrease. As far as I know, all existing single increases are asymmetrical. Therefore I hope Twincrease will be an important addition to the…

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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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New pattern released

Here is some exciting news for all Brioche knitting fans and for those who only going to learn this very popular technique. Today I published a basic pattern for Brioche rib scarf with a tutorial for slip Distitch selvedges. Although the Fringed scarf was mentioned in the Distitch book, the pattern for it was not…

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