Monthly Archives: June 2011

New Knit Along – Coming Soon!

They’re Baaack… skacel collection, inc. and Michelle Hunter of Knit Purl Hunter are joining forces once again for another exciting Knit-Along beginning this Fall! “Progressive Needles: Continuing Education for the Knitter” This upcoming KAL will feature a mystery project each month, for 4 months!  While we can’t give you too many details, we can share […]

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Butterfly Stitch

Several stitches are slipped with yarn in front to create a stack of loose strands. These strands are gathered up in one stitch creating wings radiating out from the center. Done in a solid color, the butterflies are very prominent. When done in multiple colors, the butterflies are hidden and simulate tuck point quilting.

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Double Ended Knitting (Stripes)

This technique allows for single rows of striping in flat knitting without having to turn the work at the end of the row. A circular or double pointed needle is all that is needed to try this simple method for color work.

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Turn Heel (Magic Loop)

The turn heel is my favorite part of the sock heel. Just a few quick turns and a cozy heel cup emerges. Check out how easy this technique becomes with the magic loop method.

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