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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Afterlight Begins

Written on February 13, 2013 at 5:37 pm, by | 1 Comment

For such a simple-looking pattern, Afterlight is all about the details. I was particularly delighted to see that the pattern instructs the knitter to cast-on using the tubular cast-on, which creates a neat, beautiful, and extremely stretchy cast-on edge in 1×1 ribbing.  It’s been my secret favorite knitting technique for awhile, as I find it  Continue Reading »

New Towne

Written on February 8, 2013 at 11:24 pm, by | 3 Comments

Another beautiful wardrobe staple designed by Amy Herzog: Courtesy Caro Sheridan of Splityarn I could wear this sweater every day.  It’s warm, soft, luxurious, and works with a number of pieces in my wardrobe.  I followed some of Amy’s suggestions for my body type (my broadest point is across my shoulders) and so lengthened the body  Continue Reading »