new Twist faves

The winter Twist Collective is out, and I had a thorough and pleasurable read-through with my coffee this morning. In my view it’s a really good issue, and here are my favourites…

I’ve been looking for nice thick pullovers for this winter, and Berwick hit just the right spot.

photo © Carrie Bostick Hoge

The Coesite hat keeps things interesting, but without going over the top, and I love that. It’s a truly innovative design, I can’t say I’ve seen anything similar before, which is becoming a rarity lately, so my sincere admiration goes to it!

photo © Carrie Bostick Hoge

And the Chamomile hat and mitts took my heart at first glance. I love the lace-trim fashion thingie that has been so popular lately, and I’m so happy someone has finally translated it into knitting.

photo © Jane Heller

But there’s more to Twist than just patterns. In this issue, I really enjoyed the article on ripping by the legendary Franklin Habit, the regular column on swatching (which, for once, I did not skip, hehe), and the myth-busters of knitting.

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About fridica

I started knitting completely by accident, when I was visiting my parents for a holiday in 2008. On a boring Sunday afternoon, I decided to dig through their stash of books to see if there was anything interesting to take back to my apartment. A knitting manual happened to be one of the books I found. I got curious, my mom immediately dug out her old needles and yarn stash (which she hadn’t used in a decade at least), and in a few minutes we were both casting on - she by memory, I by following the instructions from the book… :) Since I normally prefer learning from books, this was ideal.. I took the book home with me, and very very soon - I was an addict.

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