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Floral Chic

Lindsay Lewchuk 2022 New Releases, Cowls, Hems and Ends, Slip and Rise Pattern Club

Beautiful textures in summer gardens inspired Floral Chic.  From a distant glance, bold color blocking appears.  As your eye is drawn closer, the stitches reveal intricate cabling textures with a peony and leaf design.  Spring, Summer, and Fall, with multiple styles included, Floral Chic gives a joyful freshness to your day.  The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted.  Pattern includes two styles of cowls!  Check out the blog for the quick stitch demos. Available exclusively in our 2022 “Slip and Rise” Pattern Club!Pick up the Slip and Rise Pattern Club on Payhip, Ravelry, and Lovecrafts. Finished Measurements:Reversible – 6”/ 15cm wide and 40”/ 101.5cm longSingle Sided – 24”/ 61cm around top and bottom and 23”/ 58.5cm around middle by …

Alternating I-cord Cast On

Quick Stitch Tutorials

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Have you seen my Instagram feed lately?  I’ve started a “WIP Wednesday” series of mini stitch tutorials.  Approximately 90 seconds or less of one of the fun stitches that’s currently on my needles!  Since these will show up in (future) patterns, this blog post is a place you can find the list of mini-tuts.  Check back frequently!  Brioche Two colors at once brioche (air date May 20, 2022)https://www.instagram.com/p/Cdy-uN-J_5l/used in Terran, Slingshot, and upcoming release (prob 2023) Butterfly Dip Stitch https://www.instagram.com/p/CgPrDtrJeRl/ (air date July 20, 2022)used in patterns Butterfly Silk, Submerge, and upcoming release Cables 1/1 LC without a cable needle (air date July 13, 2022)https://www.instagram.com/p/Cf9zCZrJPaM/used in upcoming release and Slip and Rise Pattern Club designs, (and tons of others) 1/1 …

Slipping on the cliff in Optimistic Elevations

Getting Over The Hiccups

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Starting off easy the first three releases (Shadowlands/ Shadowlands Headband, Love Letters Cowl, and Vertical Hiker) all featured 2 and 3 stitch cables. But in upcoming releases, the cables will stretch the imagination as the motifs grow in width. Having a firm philosophy enables the expansion into 4, 5, and even more st cables. The possibilities are excitingly endless!

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Into the Unknown

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We got chatting about Maine and the move and other big 2022 events… Puddles 10-year gotcha anniversary ☹, and cough, turning 40, cough. She threw out “into the unknown”. And ya know what, it was perfect! Not a daunting kind of ‘unknown,’ but a year of adventure in stitches which didn’t restrict the creative juices to one particular cast on / bind off method. “Into the Unknown” was born with joy and friendship, new possibilities, and future new locales!

Puddles with Shadowlands Headband

Grafting Trick

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One of the things I hate to do is undo the provisional cast on in order to graft. So I spent some time trying out different methods to see just how required it is. For visible seams, it’s worth it, but for ones nobody will see, check out this trick instead! Reel on Instagram The Instagram reel was filmed with dear sweet Puddles and since I can’t recreate that, I decided to post the reel into a blog instead of remaking it for you tube.