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Three gauge swatches, one in purple stockinette, one in light pink stockinette and rib, and one in a grey cable design, lay on a tabletop next to small balls of yarn, scissors, and stitch markers.

Gauge (cue ominous music)

It's time to talk about ...dun dun dun... GAUGE.One question comes up again and again on the podcast, in knitting groups, and in pattern support questions - "I can't get...

Gauge (cue ominous music)

It's time to talk about ...dun dun dun... GAUGE.One question comes up again and again on the podcast, in knitting groups, and in pattern support questions - "I can't get...

Bess, seen from the neck down, wears a light purple ballet wrap sweater, knit using her Marie in Paris pattern. A wall mural can be seen in the background.

Using the upper chest measurement to choose you...

If you've knit a One Wild pattern, you know we're alllllll about fit. Those of you who've been with us for a while know that we recommend using your upper...

Using the upper chest measurement to choose you...

If you've knit a One Wild pattern, you know we're alllllll about fit. Those of you who've been with us for a while know that we recommend using your upper...

Jen looks at the camera, wearing a coral pink version of her Plusses sweater, knit using a textured plusses design instead of the colorwork pattern.

Add neck shaping to your raglan with short rows

I have noticed that neckline shaping is most often omitted when there’s colorwork, and knitting (and designing) a colorwork sweater is easiest when worked from the bottom up. My goal...

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Add neck shaping to your raglan with short rows

I have noticed that neckline shaping is most often omitted when there’s colorwork, and knitting (and designing) a colorwork sweater is easiest when worked from the bottom up. My goal...

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Raglan sweaters need front neck shaping

Raglan sweaters need front neck shaping

Ever seen a fun raglan sweater pattern, but noticed that there were lumps under the collar? Or maybe there was a hard, straight, line right across the neck? Let’s talk...

Raglan sweaters need front neck shaping

Ever seen a fun raglan sweater pattern, but noticed that there were lumps under the collar? Or maybe there was a hard, straight, line right across the neck? Let’s talk...

Jen stands with a dress form, illustrating how to take upper chest measurement.

How to take your measurements for knitting

....I hear some GREAT questions from knitters who are trying to take their measurements but get stumped. "Which shoulder bone?" "Is that around, or straight down?" "Which measurements really matter...

How to take your measurements for knitting

....I hear some GREAT questions from knitters who are trying to take their measurements but get stumped. "Which shoulder bone?" "Is that around, or straight down?" "Which measurements really matter...

Bess, seen from the waist down, wears a light pink speckled dress, knit from her Alice tee pattern.

Convert a Sweater Pattern into a Dress

Hi Friends, Recently, I shared my Birthday Dress with you. This is a dress I knit from my Alice Tee pattern (find it here on Rav). In this newsletter you'll find my...

Convert a Sweater Pattern into a Dress

Hi Friends, Recently, I shared my Birthday Dress with you. This is a dress I knit from my Alice Tee pattern (find it here on Rav). In this newsletter you'll find my...