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Friday, September 28, 2007

Modular Knitting

I am now able to record the television show Knitty Gritty which airs on the DIY network. (The Do It Yourself Network). The featured technique on this show was modular knitting which in my opinion is for intermediate/advanced knitters. It took me a good part of the afternoon to master it. It definitely helps to use a row counter. Unfortunately the book Modular Knits by Iris Schreiver is not available at the library.

To get the instructions for these coasters go to the Do it Yourself Network.

If you are ready for a challenge give modular knitting a try. It involves using short rows, slipping stitches and doing SSK (slip, slip, knit)



Click on the word coasters to view the completed coasters. One ball of Sugar and Cream Cotton yarn will yield 4 coasters.

2 comments:

Connie said...

Aura, those coasters are awesome and they look fun and fast. Just the type of knitting I love. Thanks for sharing.

Oh, and I have been modular knitting all along...Ha. My entrelac and mitered squares are modular knitting.

ashleigh said...

i just watched this rerun as well! such a great episode, i cant wait to give this 'mod' stuff a try! :)