Monthly Archives: April 2015

Picot Bind Off – version 2

A stretchy, dainty bind off perfect for toe up socks.

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Bobbles – Japanese version

This tidy little 3-stitch bobble is found in many Japanese patterns. It uses the Central Double Decrease at its conclusion for a neat appearance. Try it and compare to other bobbles – this may become your new favorite!

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Japanese Short Row Heel

The Japanese Short Row Heel is similar to a standard short row heel, but I find the result tidier and easier to construct. Pins are used in place of the usual wrap and turn. Give it a try!

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PKOK – Pass, Knit, Yarn Over, Knit

This lovely stitch is found in many patterns, but I just love when it is executed Japanese-style!  I demonstrate this method here for both Western and Continental knitters.  

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