Today I am thinking about the direction one knits a sweater. It’s on my mind because I am near finished with a top down knitted cardigan and the process of knitting in that direction is not as familiar to me as knitting in the direction from the bottom to the neckline. Also, I hear knitters exclaiming how they would never consider knitting in the direction that they are not familiar with. I wonder why.
I recently became seemingly unpopular when responding to a forum on Ravelry. The prompt went as follows:
I was interested to read the ‘Purls of Wisdom’ questions posed to knitting designers in VK Fall 2012 and I wonder what rules you always or never break? I think of VK (Vogue Knitting) fans as slightly curious and adventurous, with certain a sense of style, not afraid of a knitting challenge and definitely opinionated. So what say you? … Purls of Wisdom or Assault with Words