Xing means “crossing.” You often see it on road signs in the US. I thought the name was good for this blanket… I designed the pattern with Designaknit. This blanket was knit with 2 strands 2/24 tension 4.2 (4 and 2 dots) on the Passap E6000. The finished size (after … Read More
The Cactus Wrap was a bit of an experiment of how wide can I get a 2 color “photo knit” without losing too much detail. The finished width I got was 62″. I used tension 4.3 for 2 strands each color 2/24 yarn) which did add some grin through (back … Read More
The Pineapple is a simple, clean design. You could easily add text to the bottom border. I wanted this to be completely reversible so I did not add text. Knit on E6000 technique 186 2 color double bed jacquard. Cast on #3 88-0-88 total of 176 stitches. Both end needles … Read More
I knit this a couple of weeks ago and forgot to write a post for it. This is a single bed tuck blanket knit on the Silver Reed SK860. A simple Chevron design from Charlene Shafer’s book: Tuck Lap Robes and Baby Blankets The book came with a cd/disk with … Read More
Summer is here!! The sheep are sheared and it is trail riding time!
I designed this sweater to be oversized. The sweater was drafted with Designaknit and I added 6″ of ease to the size. It was knit in 2 color double bed jacquard on the Passap E6000. The sweater pieces were knitted, washed, and then sewn together on an industrial Juki serger. … Read More
Another afghan done. This is not my design but from Michael Becker’s Afghan book #4. I was looking for a south Florida type design. A friend of mine helped me find one. (Thank you Carol!!) Michael Becker’s books are really nice if you don’t have time to make up your … Read More
You are knitting along and the ribber weights are almost touching the floor…what do you do? Rehang the comb. I have used this technique for years. Once the weights are about to hit the floor, keep the comb and weights in. Insert another ribber comb into the fabric just below … Read More
This is an easy tuck baby blanket knit on the Passap E6000. It is technique 138 and pattern 1022. I cast on 70-0-70 double bed. Both end needles on the back bed. I used a different color for the circular cast on rows. Knit 350 rows.
This was a baby blanket gift. It was delivered a bit late… ;). Designed with Designaknit. Knit on Passap E6000 3 color technique 199. Two stands 2/24 of each color. Both end needles were on the front bed. 140 stitches and 152 rows (pattern rows on Designaknit). This was 912 … Read More