Monthly Archives: August 2016

Stitches Wednesday #4

This week is my favorite Binary Stitches© pattern by far.  The reversibility of all the Binary Stitches© makes this a very interesting journey.  Many times, I’ve wanted to knit a particular stitch pattern to find out the “wrong side” is … Continue reading

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Sonia Rykiel

Today “The Queen of Knitwear,” fashion icon, Sonia Rykiel passed away.   If you want to read about Ms. Rykiel, check out the article written in The New York Times.

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Stitches Wednesday #3

I decided to convert this week’s stitch pattern from flat to circular. I hiked to my local library in search of Margaret Radcliffe’s, Circular Knitting Workshop, which focuses on essential techniques to master knitting in the round. I’ve always known the … Continue reading

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Stitches Wednesday #2

Before I show you the second gauge swatch in a series of Binary Stitches©, here is an example using Stitch #1. I found the perfect yarn for the perfect project…Zealana Rimu.  Fingering Weight Rimu is a machine washable brushtail possum blend. Using … Continue reading

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Binary Stitches

Since I live in Silicon Valley, why not design with Binary Stitches©.  What are Binary Stitches©? Knit and purl stitches defined as bit or bytes offer a multitude of ‘new’ knitting stitches, which I refer to as Binary Stitches©. Each … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Finally, the heat has subsided and temperatures are back to normal for this time of year.  I decided to take my needles and yarn outside for a change of scenery. I was greeted by three bromeliad pups.  The plant basically … Continue reading

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Knitting With Beads

Last summer, I explored surface design with polymer clay by experimenting with metallic dye and paint.  This summer, I cracked the cover of Betsy Hershberg’s book, Betsy Beads published by XRX Books in 2012. Sometimes, when I get so excited about … Continue reading

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