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Adorable Ewe – Part 3

With last week’s darling sheep behind us, it’s time to knit the fronts of the sweater.  The front is a plain design to showcase the buttons.  I really wanted to name it “The Mullet Sweater” – business up front and party in the back! I want to clarify how to differentiate between the two fronts. […]

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Adorable Ewe – Part 2

With the simple sleeves complete, we bring our attention to the attention-getting back of the sweater.  This adorably textured sheep is knit with Japanese bobbles using the Intarsia method. Intarsia – See Intarsia video Intarsia is a technique used to create separate areas of color, or “pictures”, within a knitted fabric enabling multiple colors to be worked […]

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Adorable Ewe – Part 1

Welcome to the spring installment of the Progressive Needles Knit Along.  No better way to usher in the season than with a sheep-themed project!  I have all kinds of essential sweater techniques and know-how crammed into one tiny baby cardigan.  I can’t wait to get started but first a nod to Skacel Collection, whose support […]

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April KAL – Adorable Ewe

Please join me as we knit a baby sweater in my next Knit Along, Adorable Ewe.  Knit in the soft and washable Simpliworsted, this project is brimming with essential sweater knitting skills. My KALs are always a mystery, but I will let you know that this sheep-themed sweater is too cute to miss!  Every knitter should […]

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Cableship – Part 4

Our sock is nearly finished with only the cuff and bind off remaining.  I hope you are as excited as me to show off your hand knit beauties! For the cuff, work Rounds 1-8 in established patterns over the front and back leg.  To top off the sock after this, work six rounds even.  Working […]

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