Knit Now magazine has just been published the pattern for my Painterly shawl. It is a colourful asymmetric shawl. The colours and stitch patterns were inspired by brushstrokes in paintings by Van Gogh.
The cable cast-on method is my go-to method for teaching beginners. I like it because a new stitch is formed by moving the yarn in the same way as knitting, which means less for beginners to learn. And this method produces a cast-on edge that is firm and tidy even after knitting rows of stitches.
How to knit tutorial: cable cast-on method (for knitting right-handed). The cable cast-on method is my go-to method for teaching beginners.
Learn how to crochet front post stitches in this photo tutorial written for right-handed crocheters.
Learn how to crochet front post stitches in this photo tutorial written for left-handed crocheters.