Indigo, madder, and weld: oh my! A group of friends throw a natural dyeing party.
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Picket Fence Afghan: A Slip-and-Flip Tutorial
Slip-and-flip intarsia: Julia Farwell-Clay's newly "unvented" technique might be your new favorite way to take your ease.
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Hashtag: My First Handknit Sweater
"Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise." (The Roman poet Horace knew a lot about first sweaters.)
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Knitting It for Themselves: That Prada Sweater
From an haute couture campaign to the needles of ingenious knitters: the life of "that Eddie Redmayne sweater" has just begun.
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Introducing: The Eddy Wrap
Straight from the catwalk, via a designer who couldn't get a wild pattern out of her head, comes this autumn's must-have, must-knit, must-wear wrap.
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Inspired by a photo of movie star Eddie Redmayne modeling a distinctive, scrappy sweater for a fashion design house, Julia Farwell-Clay became fascinated with how the stitch pattern worked. That fascination led to an article in our pages, and ultimately to this gorgeous shell-bordered wrap design. It begins with a classic (and easy-peasy) garter stitch triangle, which becomes the foundation for a whimsical border of short row shells combining colors like a mosaic tile floor or a stained glass window.
Julia has written the pattern. Now all you have to do is get your short row game on!
Please note: this pattern is provided in digital PDF format only. The suggested yarn is Berroco's versatile and drapey Ultra Alpaca.
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Georgia O’Keeffe’s Clothes
Two knitters contemplate an artist who integrated everything, including her clothing, into her art.
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Mind of a Knitter: Daily Overview, Knitted
Neil Armstrong's "tiny pea, pretty and blue," can inspire knitting design.
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The Mind of a Designer: Knitting a Diebenkorn
A painting can be a map for knitting.
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The Mind of a Designer: When Mohair Met Intarsia
The shimmering possibilities of stranded colorwork in fine mohair yarn.
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Knit Detective: The Eddie Redmayne Sweater
Eddie Redmayne, Prada, and a vivid, intriguing stitch pattern.
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The Mind of a Designer: Julia Farwell-Clay
A peek into the process of designer Julia Farwell-Clay. Settle in; we have no idea what to expect.
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