I enjoy mazes, both solving them and making them! This maze is made with Caution Tape, stapled to wooden stakes hammered into the ground. It is the same idea as a Corn Maze, but fairly easy and inexpensive to set Continue reading Making a Maze from Caution Tape: Guest Post by Dan (DH)
Dan had a meeting after the worship service on Sunday, so while my kids ate the rest of the coffee time cookies and chased each other in the basement, I peeked in the Give and Take Room to see if Continue reading Knit Dress Alteration Tutorial
Photo Tutorial of Lateral Cable Technique. Continue reading Tutorial for Trude Guermonprez’s Lateral Cable
Barbara G Walker and Melissa Leapman both use this method for “capping a cable” AKA closing a ring design. I think it’s sheer brilliance. Elsebeth Lavold uses a different method, someday I want to make a medallion combining the two Continue reading Capping a Cable with Barbara G Walker’s method from A third treasury of Knitted Patterns
I love the way knit stitches can flip over and camouflage themselves, so that they mimic themselves upside-down. Continuous Cables (called Ring Cables in the 3rd Treasury of Knitting Patterns) are a great example of this, so are provisional cast Continue reading A Tutorial on Combined Kitchener’s Stitch/Swiss Darning for attaching knit applique
(Note: I now have a Knitting Design Blog with this information in a tidier format at http://www.christineguestdesigns.com/blog/ring-cables/ July 24, 2015) I think that the closed ring designs in Barbara G Walker’s Charted Knitting Designs are ingenious. I’m a bit surprised Continue reading Christmas Tree Increases – a variation on Barbara G Walker’s technique for increasing in one stitch.