This is a quick reminder of how to tackle this handy technique. A three-needle bind-off is an easy, fast way of binding off two knit pieces while joining them at the same time. I love it for joining shoulders, since this results in a neat seam that is visible but not bulky.
Remember the saying “Working for exposure is a sign that you like to work for free”? Here’s a variation of the old story.
A designer commented recently on a request from somebody who might be a customer or not. This person wrote the designer to ask for a replacement for a pattern she said she [...]
The strip is back! And I’m celebrating with an extra strip very suitable for such a day as today. Because knitters are such lovely creatures.
Did you know? Vanessa’s solicitor knits too.
The Stitch & Bitch strips are extras and do not relate to the main story I am (sometimes) publishing here. [...]
I was looking at my wallet the other day and reflected how well it’s wearing, especially in contrast with the one I had before. This one is a Fiorelli leather wallet that I bought around 2006. It does look a bit scuffed, but it is still in quite good condition and it will be doing [...]
All the time. Once again, I have been away from here for too long. It’s not as if nothing has been happening – the British Heart Foundation second-hand electric appliances fiasco very effectively drained my energy levels as well as my pockets. Then I was informed that the Job Office, who have never laid an [...]
Here I am, later than I thought by almost a month. But I also thought I would have a relatively quiet, stress-free Christmas season, and there was no such luck.
I moved into my new place beginning November, and I had to buy fridge, cooker and washing machine. Since I was very short on money, [...]
Hello everybody! Sorry for not updating for the last two weeks. The season caught up with me and I don’t think I’ll be posting anything good until after it ends, i.e. mid January. By then I should go on with the strip, update the Designs page and maybe even have a couple interesting posts too. [...]