Category Archives: knitting math

Better Sweater Series #5: Charting Software and Pattern Scaling

Well hello there! I’m SO SO SO excited to bring you the 5th installment of the Better Sweater Series. I have an actual, real, in the wool FO to show you . . . it worked, y’all! We have a … Continue reading

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The Better Sweater Series #4

Hi everyone! I am a couple of days late with this installment because of the end of semester madness that was April! But here she is! In this fourth video in the series I discuss pattern writing, show you my … Continue reading

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The Better Sweater Series, Episode 2

This one is all about design and choosing the right yarn for your project! Come hang out with me and enjoy some time talking about fiber and form!   Show Notes: knitting graph paper Sweater Design in Plain English Burn … Continue reading

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The Better Sweater Series #1: Sweater Evaluation

Well, hello there, weekenders! The first installment of The Better Sweater Series is up on YouTube! This series is meant to accompany our Re-Make-Along 2018, but it will also have advice, tips, tricks, and hacks that should be helpful to … Continue reading

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Designer Dialogue: Woolly Thoughts

Happy weekending my fine fiber folk! The podcast will resume next weekend . . . right now I am up to my eyeballs in work prep and travel–I think you all know how that goes! I am very pleased to … Continue reading

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Episode 25: Podversary Celebrations and Fiber Philosophies :)

Hello fiber folk! Apologies for the double posting . . . technical difficulties are all the rave this weekend! It’s a special, mechanical thank you from the computer gods  🙂 So, without further ado, here is Take Two! We made … Continue reading

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Too Sick . . .

. . . to even pick up the needles. Sigh. [Cough] I have had the flu perhaps 1 other time in my life; it’s a memory I won’t soon forget: Little House on the Prairie marathons, writhing in bed with … Continue reading

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