Monday, January 12, 2009

Sideways inset

Sideways inset, originally uploaded by fuzzyjay.

Not pretty, perhaps, but interesting. This inset is knit using the sliding-loop technique invented by Rick Mondragon. He applied it to intarsia color knitting, but it also lends itself to knitting at 90 degree angles. Take a stitch that's being held on the needle and pull a loop through it. This loop becomes the yarn that is used for two rows of knitting. I'll have to come up with a better way of explaining this.

To view the reverse side of this swatch go to the flickr page for the photo:

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