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Marking Stitches — colorwork

MerryMint Sweater Progress & Pattern Release

MerryMint Sweater Progress & Pattern Release

My MerryMint Sweater test knit is coming along! 

Full Colorwork Sweater!

Full Colorwork Sweater!

If you have been around for awhile, you probably know I LOVE standed colorwork knitting.  It is so mediative to me.  Changing the colors and watching the a pattern magically appear is so fulfilling!  Just.... one....... more...... row!!!!!!!

I am in the middle of doing something out of the ordinary for me.  I am doing a test knit for a very talented friend of mine.  You may be aware of Natalie Sheldon of Remembrances Pottery for her amazing mugs, buttons and ornaments but she also is a knitwear designer.  She creates amazing colorwork sock patterns.  Since I am not much of...


Colorwork Tension Knitting Tip

Colorwork Tension Knitting Tip

During my many, many years of knitting, I have come across some tips and tricks that I thought might be helpful to you.  This first tip is about the tension on a colorwork project.  This has helped me immensely and saved me hours of ripping back and reknitting.  I hope it enriches your knitting journey!