Sleeve Setting

I must confess that sweater sleeves make me nervous -- specifically, the sewing of sleeves to the body and shoulder of a sweater. The seams along the length of the sleeve are easy enough since the stitches line up one-to-one. But as you approach the shoulder, the geometry gets a bit more complicated, with decreases … Continue reading Sleeve Setting

Piecing it all together

By the time I'd finished each piece of the Illusion Cube blanket, I'd knit more than the required 56 hexagons. There were a few mistakes along the way -- duplicates of color combos, short-sided "cubes" (at least two of those). But finally, I was ready: Sewing it all together seemed pretty easy-peasy as I started. … Continue reading Piecing it all together