The Mathematics of a Traditional Heel
Calculate: how many heel-flap stitches there are, how many heel-flap rows to knit, where to place the turns, how many stitches will remain after turning the heel, and how many gusset stitches to PU & K. Perfect for converting patterns to different sizes and gauges.
How to Read a Chart (coming soon)
Tips and tricks for making it through those complicated charts in popular knitting patterns.
How to Calculate Felting Handknits
Calculate: felting shrinkage. It’s all in the swatch.
Hand-felting Handknits Perfectly (coming soon)
Ever wonder how you can felt a garment evenly? An easy, old-fashioned method might just be the answer.
A cast-off created for toe-up socks, making for an elastic cuff without the fuss of sewing off the hem.
Written for Socktoberfest 2006, this tutorial offers step-by-step instructions on how to knit two socks on two circulars – providing you with a complete pair when you CO or graft your toes. Instructions included for both short-row heels and traditional heel flaps & gussets.
Fyberduck’s Recommended Reads (PDF)
A verrry long list of useful books on knitting, spinning, weaving, costume construction, and textile history.