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Posts tagged ‘elements of design’

Cecilia Niemeyer KAL – third week

A few KAL participants and I have just finished a Google Hangout about bust darts and I'm thrilled about how much fun we had! We have chatted about not only bust darts, but also about button bands (a cute idea came out for next week!) and blocking as we enjoyed Yone's grandson Emanuel showing up after his first day at school! An inspiring night before our next clue! Read more

Cecilia Niemeyer KAL – second week

And there we are at Week 2 of Cecilia Niemeyer KAL! And I would really like to ask for your help! Read more

Cecilia Niemeyer KAL – first things first!

Let's start shall we? Now that we have already swatched and found the perfect yarn & needles, let's choose our size? Read more

Workshops in Curitiba and why “knitting is sexy”!!!

Last weekend I led two workshops from the series "Design Your Own Shawl" in Curitiba, Paraná. I was invited by Tricota Curitiba, an exquisite and welcoming knitting community that cherishes knitting as a craft and as a way to celebrate life and friendship. Read more

Yarn substitution and some ideas for Amy, Venturi and the designs from the book “Wrap your Knitting with Love”

It is very usual that a pattern suggests a yarn that we don’t like or that we prefer to use another one that we have in stash. To be successful replacing yarns, it is recommended to take some things in consideration: Read more