Tag Archives: Reversible fabric

Work Basic Fabrics Without Instructions

Instructions for ribbing and seed stitch can get very cumbersome, depending on whether they’re worked on an even or odd number of stitches. (See the possibilities at the bottom of the post.)

But working these fabrics, without reference to instructions at all, can be very easy once we understand how the fabrics are constructed. I’m not saying we memorize the instructions. Instead, we understand the underlying theory of how the fabrics are formed. Continue reading...

Am I Working the Right Side or Wrong Side of My Reversible Fabric?

Ribbing, garter stitch, and seed stitch (and a whole host of other knitted fabrics) are reversible: they look the same on both sides.

But suppose you have to do something (shaping, for example) only when working right-side rows. What do you do if you lose track of whether you’re working a right-side or wrong-side row? How can you tell where you are? Continue reading...