Knitting expert Patty Lyons is the reigning queen of News You Can Use. In her monthly Ask Patty column, Patty dispenses so much good advice it can be hard to keep track of it all.
Here are three Ask Patties from 2020 that bear repeating, and saving to your MDK account if you didn’t save them the first time.
I’ve been knitting for [mumble mumble] years, and I never knew about this simple fix for the huge loop I sometimes get at the end of a bind-off. Now I do it Patty’s way, every time, and it makes me very happy.
I thought I knew how to swatch. I didn’t. And it wasn’t my fault—I was taught to do it wrong. This article just might change the way you swatch.
Just when you think you’ve nailed this knitting thing, somebody (Patty) goes and raises the bar. File this one under Things I Never Even Thought Were Possible.
Patty in Your Pocket
All these could come in handy. Here’s how to save an article in your MDK account with one click. (Be sure you’re signed in, and the “save it” flag will appear for you.)