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Joining in the round for the body of Glenmore

Joining in the round for the body of Glenmore

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com April 21, 2020

How to cable cast on for the underarms and join the front and back yokes in the round for the body on Glenmore. This tutorial will be useful for almost any top down sweater.
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Getting started on Glenmore

Getting started on Glenmore

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com April 10, 2020

Glenmore is worked top down, so the first step is casting on for the neck. This post covers the cast on, setting up your markers, working lifted increases to shape the shoulders and establishing the stitch pattern.
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Glenmore: A knitted sweater design for all bodies

Glenmore: A knitted sweater design for all bodies

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com April 01, 2020

Take a look at the finished Glenmore's from our Preview Knitters. Preview knitting allows you to see the sweater on a wider range of bodies than the modelled shots and see what the knitters said about their sweaters.
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Announcing the Glenmore sweater knitalong

Announcing the Glenmore sweater knitalong

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com March 23, 2020

If you're currently looking for a comforting knit that doesn't require huge amounts of attention and a bit of gentle structure please join us for a simple, relaxed sweater knitalong. 
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Granton - Finishing Resources

Granton - Finishing Resources

by Laura Chau March 20, 2020

Almost to the finish line! Learn how to finish Granton by working the buttonband and seams.
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Granton - Joining the Shoulders and Sleeves

Granton - Joining the Shoulders and Sleeves

by Laura Chau March 13, 2020

Ready to join the shoulders on your Granton? Our photo tutorial will help you walk you through the steps for seaming the shoulders and picking up for the sleeves.
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How to join the pockets on Granton and Wardie

How to join the pockets on Granton and Wardie

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com March 03, 2020

The angled pockets on Granton and Wardie are the perfect size and angle for your hands and anything else! Learn how to join the pocket using a three-needle bind off.
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Granton - design details and overview

Granton - design details and overview

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com February 27, 2020

A long line cardigan with pockets is a wardrobe staple and I designed Granton, and its lighter weight sibling Wardie, to take that place in your wardrobe. Designing a basic garment is all about the small details, for Granton and Wardie my driving goal when choosing those details was creating a garment that you’d reach for again and again. Some of the techniques used might seem a bit intimidating when you first read the description, but they’re all used for a good reason, and adding them to your repertoire will level up your handmade sweater skills.
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How to knit cabled decreases

How to knit cabled decreases

by Laura Chau February 25, 2020

A step by step photo tutorial on working single and double cabled decreases without a cable needle, used for Granton and Wardie.
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Coming soon — Granton

Coming soon — Granton

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com February 18, 2020

Granton, Wardie’s older sibling, uses a thicker yarn, and has an easier button band more suited to the gauge. Granton is a classic long line cardigan with a deep v-neck and cosy pockets.
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Threipmuir colour ideas

Threipmuir colour ideas

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com January 24, 2020

Ysolda explores colour palette ideas for her Threipmuir sweater pattern.
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Bleideag: an easy yoke sweater that beginners can tackle

Bleideag: an easy yoke sweater that beginners can tackle

by Laura Chau November 08, 2019

Bleideag is easy and relaxing to knit, available in a wide size range, and would be perfect for your first colourwork sweater project! The larger needles and quick chunky gauge make short work of this classic wardrobe staple. Here are links to tutorials that will help you tackle Bleideag, every step of the way. 
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