Ultimate Knots The Non Slip Loop Knot. The strongest loop knot you can tie. Used by big game anglers worldwide. Easy to tie, far stronger and more reliable than the old fashioned strangulating figure eight knot that can substantially weaken line.
Simple youthful wrap idea, add an intricate border to make it more elegant/serious This project is from 'The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary: 150 New Stitch Patterns to Knit Top Down, Bottom Up, Back and Forth & In the Round' by Wendy Bernard.
Named for the fantasy novel by Canadian author, Guy Gavriel Kay, Ysabel is a crescent-shaped shawl knit primarily in squishy garter stitch. The shawl's defining feature are the short row shaped stripes that are designed to highlight the gorgeous variegated colors of hand-painted yarns. A photo tutorial is provided on my blog for how to work the short-row sections.
Soft and lightweight, these little colourwork mitts are knit in a pale silver grey lambswool, with accents of green, white and pink. They have a thumb gusset and are interchangeable for left and right hands.