Sampler: afterthought pocket

Today I'm sharing another treatment on my reknitting sampler garment. I've previously posted about the stitch-hacked initials and frills; in this post I describe how I inserted a pocket to the fine fabric of the jumper. I adapted a technique described by Elizabeth Zimmermann – she calls it an 'afterthought pocket'. First, I decided how to … Continue reading Sampler: afterthought pocket

Sampler: add frills

Today's post is about another treatment on my reknitting sampler garment. I've previously posted about the stitch-hacked initials; in this post I describe how I added frills to one sleeve. I decided to add some frills (a version of the embellish treatment) and adapted a pattern from a 'normal' knitted trim pattern (copied at the end of … Continue reading Sampler: add frills