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How-to: Download Graph Paper (Excel)

November 14th, 2012

When designing charts, I always use Microsoft Excel.

It’s easy to make your own graph paper:

  • Start a new spreadsheet
  • Ctrl-A to select all
  • Format->Column Width and set to 1.5

Or, you can just download mine:
Download Graph Paper (Excel)

An Advanced Class in Picking Up Stitches

June 2nd, 2011

You probably have realized I like to design a lot of items that get knit in multiple directions. Elsewhere. Watershed. Cloud Chaser. You get the picture. Some of the time, it’s extremely important to pick up the “right” number of stitches. For example, when working the front panels of Cloud Chaser, one must pick up […]

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picking up stitches

November 22nd, 2010

Last night, I cast on for a second Watershed. I’m teaching a class in St. Charles next weekend, and because I sold my sample out to Lettuce Knit, I need a finished one that we can try on and investigate, as we work through the introduction to the pattern. You may think that knitting from […]

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