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Translating between Hand and Machine Knitting

A pre-publication glimpse of my new book, Translating between Hand and Machine Knitting. To be published by Crowood Press in summer 2018, this book is lavishly illustrated with clear step-by-step instructions on knitting techniques, stitch structures and fabric constructions. Unlike … Continue reading

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Binding the floats in fair isle machine knitting 

Find out how to work this, and many other useful and creative techniques in, ¬†‘Translating Between Hand and Machine Knitting’, available next year.

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Fair isle fun

Time to play now that my manuscript has gone to the publishers. 

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Bought a Knitmaster 700 knitting machine

Yes there are lots of these at the University where I work, but this is my own. It needs a little TLC, and a new sponge bar, but otherwise a nice machine. I like these because they have a smooth … Continue reading

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