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When I received the lovely Rios yarn in the Piedras colorway, I knew my original plan (a cabled cardi) wasn’t an option. I needed to find a stitch pattern that would highlight and utilize the gorgeous variegation of the yarn, something that would make the yarn, not the stitch patterns, the star.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Malaga Cove on the Palos Verdes Peninsula is a gorgeous spot for beach diving and snorkeling. Kelp forests are home to Garibaldi and other fish. The ocean floor varies between rock reefs and swathes sand. You can see leopard sharks, horn sharks, and more. Go on a day with a southerly or no swell for the best visibility.
This cozy vest incorporates a center panel using Annie Maloney’s Aran Lace techniques (stitch pattern number 87, with moss stitch (which I used on the sides) instead of double moss stitch), gentle waist shaping, and a flattering scoop neck. This vest is perfect to wear apple picking, wine tasting, or beach combing during crisp fall days or eveni...
I love the rhythm and order of Bavarian twisted stitches. Patterns that appear complex develop quite logically, and lend themselves quite well to pattern memorization once established. This mitten offers a small variety of stitch patterns to try, perfect for learning this technique.