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HOW TO USE [K-YO-K] AS A KNITTING PATTERN

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HOW TO USE [K-YO-K] AS A KNITTING PATTERN

As a follow up to my last “Increase Line” blog post, I want to show you today 2 patterns using [K-YO-K] as part of a pattern design. Several knitters asked me if this stitch could be used other than for creating an increase line. Watch the video tutorial   Example 1: The first sample shows using the [K-YO-K] […]

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3 THINGS YOU HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT GAUGE

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3 THINGS YOU HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT GAUGE

Today we will talk about Gauge. I am writing as a textile designer and as a knitter. In fact there is no clear seperation between these two anyway. I am always very open minded when it comes to designing. This includes how I handle Gauge. For example it happened more than once that we could not fill […]

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SKEINO IS COMPANY OF THE MONTH

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SKEINO IS COMPANY OF THE MONTH

The friendly folks at Iberiabank in Fort Myers awarded SKEINO as the company of the month and gave us the opportunity to display some of our products in 2 of their branches. We feel honored and proud! So there are Arabella Shawls and Scarves, Sock Yarn, Venice as well as an SIS. We had great feedback and […]

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HOW I FOUND OUT ABOUT A “SECRET” KNITTING STYLE

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HOW I FOUND OUT ABOUT A “SECRET” KNITTING STYLE

I learned to knit when I was just 5 years old. My Grandmother had the patience to show me how to do my first chain with my fingers, because I was on her heels and wanted to do the same thing she was doing. Over the years I became more and more interested in needlecraft and […]

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Linda’s Arabella Shawl – Work in Progress

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Linda’s Arabella Shawl – Work in Progress

SKEINO customer Linda from New Hampshire sent us a charming, charming email about her Arabella-Shawl-project. She uses colorway “Raspberry Sorbet” and we think it looks just great. Imagine wearing that on a dinner out with your loved ones on a warm Spring evening! Here is what Linda wrote to us: “Good Morning Matt, The colors are indeed beautiful […]

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