Tag Archive ‘Swatching’


knittedyarns Annie Modesitt's Lace Corset-Swatched, Started & Stashed

For my upcoming wedding, I have been swatching and reswatching to get the correct gauge for Annie Modesitt’s Lace Corset, one of my three related projects. I haven’t written about it since this swatching has left me feeling unenthusiatic about my knitting. I finally got past the swatching stage! The pattern is knit from the top down which is new […]

knittedyarns 7 Guidelines for Swatching

I love starting new projects! The newness and the excitement of another experiment in yarn (which they all are in reality) propel me forward. I can’t wait to jump in and start inching my way through the pattern. As the year ends and I’m finishing most of my UFOs and I’m starting to work on […]

knittedyarns Shaped Lace Tee – A New Knitting Journey

During our Labor Day adventure to Montauk, I bought 3 skeins of Brown Sheep’s Cotton Fleece in dusty rose to make the Shaped Lace Tee in Knitting Lingerie Style at Purl By the Sea. In the interim, I considered making the camisole lace top out of some Italian made off white cotton and merino fiber […]