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Fairytale Leaves Stitch.

I love this beautiful stitch and it is much easier than it looks! All you need to be able to do is to knit, purl, yarn over and do simple decrease. The stitch repeat is 20 stitches long plus 3 stitches, plus 2 selvage stitches and 20 rows high. I worked my sample with two repeats, so
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Surgical knits.

What do you do when you discover that someone, who had better remain nameless, played with scissors and the knits you have so lovingly made just a few months ago have become “holy”? This is what happened to me yesterday. I am still surprised that I did not explode, yell or
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Latest Yarn

Again the time has gotten away from me and went on ahead. All I can offer is my all around excuse – all kids are home… This means that “ME” time has become a mere memory that does not even seem real at this point. Oh well, just another month… But I am kni
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Japanese Twist Ribbing.

I am fascinated by all the possibilities presented by Twisted Stitches. And this pretty ribbing really captured my attention. It took me a while to figure it out, but today after a few false starts I got it! And I have to say that it was definitely worth it. The stitch repeat is 9 sti
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Easy Twist Stitch

Two posts in one day! Wow, that is a record for me! My Big Twist Sock is almost done, I am at the tip of the toe! Meanwhile I am “shopping for the new stitch pattern for the next pair of socks. This Easy Twist is certainly a good possibility. I was attracted by the lovely simpli
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Beautiful Butterflies Stitch.

Well I did try out a new stitch last night. It was so beautiful I just could not resist. A very pretty Butterfly Stitch. Some sources also call it a Bow Stitch. It turned out to be very easy! In this sample I Cast On 19 stitches and knit 6 rows, slipping the first stitch and purling t
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