Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ridgely – Part 4

Our lovely Ridgely is complete and ready for finishing!  Part Four focuses on techniques that will enhance our shawlette and any knitted garment. Blocking is the process of using steam or water on a knitted fabric and then pinning it into shape.  It gives knitting a smooth, professional finish.  Many yarns “bloom” or plump with blocking, allowing […]

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Ridgely – Part 3

Part Two is complete and we are more than halfway done with Ridgely!  As you can see from the above photo – I use lifelines, too.  I love how the center lace design flows beautifully with the lace border.  (See below photo)  Part Three returns us to knitting with all three skeins as in Part […]

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Ridgely – Part 2

I hope you had fun knitting with the three skeins of Cobasi as you watched Ridgely take its shape.  While I adore colorwork, Part Two takes a respite from color knitting as we concentrate on the center of the shawl. We will be creating a Center Lace Panel as the focal point of the shawl.  […]

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Ridgely – Part One

Welcome to the Progressive Needles Knit Along sponsored by Skacel Collection.  I am delighted to have so many knitters return to the KAL and love that we have many first timers with us as well.  Our spring pattern, Ridgely, is brimming with essential techniques, new video lessons and more fun with Cobasi yarn!  Before we […]

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