anthro never ceases to inspire. this little ditty makes me want to take up basket weaving. what a lovely specimen of woven knitting, which, coincidentally, is covered in equally lovely detail in the current issue of IK. correct me if i'm wrong, but this appears to be a version of the traveling slip stitch shown in the brown swatch on page 33 of the mag. floating a diamond of it in the middle of a sea of stockinette is such a creative solution to the innate tendencies of woven knitting to curl. i can also imagine a woven-diamond detail like this providing beautiful texture as well as clever shaping at the bodice of a garment.
here's another bit o' anthro honey. for a moment, i thought it was a variation of my fave handbag stitch. upon closer inspection, i realized this is actually colorwork and subtly textured stitches embellished with tassels. (and you know how i love an embellishment.) not since this bodacious top from hollywood knits have tassels seemed so much fun.
Posted by knitlit kate at 7:48 PM