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Highlights + Happenings | May 2024

Highlights + Happenings | May 2024

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Pattern of the Month

Riptide Socks

These socks, graded to fit most adult women's sizes, are worked from the top down and feature a lacy leg, heel flap, square turn heel, lightly patterned stitchwork across the top of the foot and a spiral toe. The stitch patterns include both charted and written instructions.

(Plus Level Members can download this pattern for free through June 3, 2024.)

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New + Noteworthy


Ask Anything | Why are pattern gauge and dimensions given for blocked fabric?
I never knew pattern gauge was the gauge after blocking. That’s confusing. Why don’t patterns have two gauges, one during knitting and one after blocking?
Studio Snapshots | Drying, Caking and Blossoming
Knitting, weaving and slow living projects and inspirations.
The Truth About Left-Handed Knitting
Lefty or righty, handedness doesn’t matter!


Tracking Your Progress in Complex Knitting Patterns
Simple office supplies can help you keep track of you place.
Tied or Smocked Stitches
Adding extra interest to ribbing by creating a gathered effect.
Suspended Bind Off Purlwise
Like the common purl bind off but with added flexibility.
Square Turn Heel
An alternative to the trapezoidal French Turn Heel.


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Kylmä Koira

Our handwoven rug shop is open and we currently have 15 colorful floor rugs ready to ship. Since all of our rag rugs are expertly crafted with upcylced textiles, they're one-of-a-kind and will only be available for a limited time.

Save the Date

Local Alabama Friends - Our next in-person Sock Knit + Study Group will be on Saturday, June 1, from 10-12.

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