Tag: negative ease

sydney

Sydney is a simple knitted sheath that looks great on its own or layered with a tee. Knitters often complain that knitted dresses will stretch and sag when you sit in them. To diminish this, consider using a fine wool yarn (not superwash) for its resiliency. Another tip, this one from my mother, wear a woven […]

avalon

I’m just tickled pink with Avalon even though right after finishing it I asked myself how smart my choice of an alpaca and silk blend was for this little top. Turns out, it’s a great layering piece. I wear it under a jacket in spring and fall when the weather can’t be trusted and it looks adorable over […]