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Mischa Bag designed by Nicki Merrall, published in The Knitter, Issue 95

The Mischa Bag – Another New Hand Knit Pattern

Mischa Bag Mischa bag is the second of my patterns to be published in The Knitter this year. Inspired by Print Fabric I love the combination of inky blues and earthy colours that were popular on 1970s print fabric. I used three slip stitch patterns to mix colour and texture. Slip stitch patterns look complicated, but are […]

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How to knit tutorial: Double-knitting stocking stitch (for knitting left-handed)

How to knit tutorial: Double-knitting stocking stitch (for knitting left-handed)

Double-knitting: Reversible stocking stitch The version for knitting left-handed In this post I’m going to show you how to work stocking stitch when double-knitting. The following explanations and images are for those who knit left-handed, that is, your working hand is your left hand (regardless of which hand you use to hold the yarn) and the stitches move […]

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Double-knitting stocking stitch (for knitting right-handed)

How to knit tutorial: Double-knitting stocking stitch (for knitting right-handed)

Double-knitting: Reversible Stocking Stitch The version for knitting right-handed In this post I’m going to show you how to work stocking stitch when double-knitting. The following explanations and images are for those who knit right-handed, that is, your working hand is your right hand (regardless of which hand you use to hold the yarn) and the stitches […]

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What is double-knitting?

How to knit tutorial: What is double-knitting?

Using double-knitting for colour work I came across double-knitting a few years ago. This technique intrigued me! Double-knit fabric has two layers which are knitted at the same time using two balls of yarn and a pair of straight knitting needles or a circular needle. You could use this technique to knit a seamless pocket, […]

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Anemone fingerless mittens by Nicki Merrall are available as a pdf file from Being Knitterly

Anemone Fingerless Mittens – a gorgeous new pattern

Anemone Fingerless Mittens are Colourful and Cosy Interesting Techniques My latest pattern, Anemone fingerless mittens, features several interesting techniques. These include a provisional cast-on, a picot hem, a simple double-knit pattern, a double-knit rib and a simple edging. The Anemone fingerless mittens have been designed to be easy for someone new to the double-knit technique. […]

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Woolly Greeting Cards

Greetings to You! Observant readers may have noticed a few changes to my website recently. The “Patterns” heading has changed to “Designs” and if you hover over this heading you can scroll down to look at patterns, kits or greeting cards. I’ve made greeting cards for many years using stamps and collage and love these quick […]

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