Interweave Knits Corrections - Knits Holiday Gifts 2008

Feb 6, 2012

Knits Holiday Gifts 2008

Bethany Lyttle’s article “Real Knitters, Real Stories: Kimberly Chapman” in the Holiday Gifts 08 special issue of Interweave Knits should have referenced Kimberly’s website, www.kimberlychapman.com. In addition, it contains these factual errors:

The blogosphere informed Kimberly about the incorrectly twisted cable, not her sister-in-law;

Kimberly’s husband was instrumental in performing the calculations needed to design the knitted DNA’s twisting tubes.

Labyrinth Carpetbag, (page 72)

Under “Diamonds”

Diamond 1: Foll diagram, with RS facing and B, pick up and knit 18 sts along edge of Hexagon 1 and 18 sts along edge of Hexagon 2—36 sts total. Work back and forth in rows as foll:
Row 1: (WS) *P18, pm; rep from * to end.
Row 2: *K1, k2tog, knit to 2 sts before m, ssk; rep from * to end—4 sts dec'd.
Row 3: Purl.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 six more times—8 sts rem. 
Next row: (RS) *K2tog, ssk; rep from * to end—4 sts rem. Purl 1 row. Next row: *K2tog; rep from * to end—2 sts rem. Cut yarn, pull through rem sts, and fasten off on WS.
Diamond 2: Foll diagram, with RS facing and B, pick up and knit 18 sts along edge of Hexagon 3 and 18 sts along edge of Hexagon 1, 36 sts total.  Work as for Diamond 1.
Diamond 3: Foll diagram, with RS facing and A, pick up and knit 18 sts along edge of Hexagon 5 and 18 sts along edge of Hexagon 3—36 sts total. Work as for Diamond 1. Diamond 4: Foll diagram, with RS facing and C, pick up and knit 18 sts along edge of Hexagon 2 and 18 sts along edge of Hexagon 4—36 sts total.  Work as for Diamond 1, working first row with C and rem rows with B.


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