I feel like I’m seeing gradients everywhere just now, in new yarns, designs and in knitters yarn choices. I love them, and they’re a great way to introduce different colours into a project that might be a little too patterned to work with a variegated yarn but where you want something more subtle than striping. Its even possible to make your own, this tutorial from Laura Nelkin is something I’m looking forward to trying! So for today, here a few of my favourite Ysolda projects, using gradients.
Aaaaah! Here is Peridragon’s little one, delightfully modelling a wee Liesl, which I promise you, may be one of the fastest baby sweaters to knit of all time. She also knit a matching adult version that you can admire here!
We love to see your knits, both newly finished and out in the wild, so feel free to use the #ysolda on twitter and instagram so we can admire your work! And the Amazing FOs Pinterest board is a great place to look if you’re searching for even more inspiration.
Do you struggle with tight bind offs? Whether you’re knitting a toe-up sock, a top-down sweater, or a lacy shawl, a bind off that’s too tight can really get in the way of enjoying your finished project! Here are 3 easy methods to work a stretchy bind-off without sewing.