Monthly Archives: September 2014

Patterns for Troika Technique

The troika technique of alternating 3 ends of yarn used in spot weaving such as this month’s learn-and-knit-along for the Spot Woven Dishcloth can be carried over to other slipped stitch patterns and even garter stitch and lace. I borrowed … Continue reading

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Get ready for October’s KAL

Smoke Rings — Beautiful and Practical  Our next Beyond BOBBOL Learn-and-Knit-A-Long revisits lace edgings, the Bits of Lace focus area that started off KnitHeartStrings in 2012! The project is Smoke Ring with Lace Edging, a versatile accessory you can wear laid on … Continue reading

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In-the-round Spot Weaving

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Spot Weaving for other Kitchen Accessories

Since the Spot Woven Stitch produces a dense, non-stretchy fabric, it can be used to make sturdy kitchen accessories other than just the small dishcloth we’ve made as our practice project for this month’s KAL. To start you thinking about … Continue reading

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Tips for Spot Weaving and Troika Technique

Tips for learning to spot weave and handle 3 working yarn ends for the troika technique. The practice project for learning spot weaving is the Spot Woven Dishcloth (free pattern instructions available here). To help you along and avoid pitfalls, … Continue reading

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Win The Skinny on Lace Kit

First off, I want to congratulate Pat Pope and Diane Cagnon-Ciolek, winners of the August Prize Drawings. See what Pat and Diane won and all the other prizes and winners so far this year. Thanks to everyone participating, sharing and supporting … Continue reading

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Spot Woven Dishcloth

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