Tips for a Nice Ribbed Cuff

In this video I put together several tips for making a nice ribbed cuff.

The Knitter’s Pride Royale 16″ circular needle set I use in the video can be found here.

You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles from these retailers:
Bryson Distributing
Accessories Unlimited
Knitter’s Pride Shop finder

The yarn I used for demonstration is Berroco Vintage Worsted.

My nail polish is by Julep, color “Charissa”.

Bento Box Quilt, Part 2, Pattern & Video Tutorial

This pattern is a FREE RAVELRY DOWNLOAD. Be sure to watch Part 1 of the video tutorial, which includes an explanation of the construction of the blanket. When you click through to download your pattern, you’ll also see the free coloring page available.

Size: 60″ square, (152 cm)
Needles: Size 10.5 US (6.5mm) 24″ circulars and 32″ circulars. (You can knit the whole thing on 32″ circulars, but if you have an interchangeable set, it is nice to work the mitered squares on the shorter cord, then switch to the longer cord for the border.) You will also need a needle one size larger (11 US, 8.0mm) for binding-off.
Yarn: KPC Gossyp Chunky Organic Cotton (see below for yarn amounts in each color)
Additional Materials: One ring stitch marker, tapestry needle for seaming and weaving ends
Gauge: 3 stitches per inch in stockinette

Yarn Amounts:
Main Color (Ivory in my blanket): 13 balls
Color 1 (I used Celery): 9 balls
Color 2 (I used Rosie): 5 balls
Border Color (I used Sunrise): 7 balls

You can see this pattern on Ravelry and add it to your queue here.

Bento Box Quilt, Part 1, Coloring Page

This video is an introduction for my new Bento Box Quilt pattern, everything you need to get started with understanding the construction and workshopping colors. Part 2 is now available, which includes the free pattern and knitting tutorial.

The Bento Box Pattern and Coloring Page are a FREE RAVELRY DOWNLOAD.

The yarn used in this quilt is KPC Gossyp Chunky. There are 40 colors available of this gorgeous yarn!

Yarn Amounts:
Main Color (Ivory in my blanket): 13 balls
Color 1 (I used Celery): 9 balls
Color 2 (I used Rosie): 5 balls
Border Color (I used Sunrise): 7 balls

The finished quilt is 60″ square, (152 cm).

The pattern isn’t available until April 19, but you can still queue it here on Ravelry.

The needles used for this blanket are size 10.5 US (6.5mm) 24″ circulars and 32″ circulars. (You can knit the whole thing on 32″ circulars, but if you have an interchangeable set, it is nice to work the mitered squares on the shorter cord, then switch to the longer cord for the border.) You will also need a needle one size larger (11 US, 8.0mm) for binding-off.

If you’d like some color inspiration, this Google Image Search for “bento box quilt” shows what some very creative people have done with this design in fabric.

My nail polish is by Julep, color “Charissa”.

No Knitting Video this Week!

Hello, Knitters! I haven’t missed a weekly knitting video in nearly seven years, but I’m missing this week. This short video explains more. Thanks for watching (and understanding).
xoxo
S t a c i

But I didn’t miss a week in the podcast (audio only). You can find the VeryPink Knits podcast in iTunes, in your favorite podcast app, or here on my website.

Podcast Episode 40: The Irish Episode



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To see Casey’s blog post and photos from her trip to Ireland, visit her website. You can also see more photos on Casey’s Instagram.

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Things we talk about in this episode:
The interactive map that Casey made to mark the hometowns of our listeners (well, question-askers).
This is my lap while we recorded:

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