New Fearless Knitting Technique

Shadow Short Rows.  Possibly your new favorite!  There is no wrapping, no picking up of wraps, and it's a one row process that can be used in any pattern requiring short rows!Cocoknits-shadow-short-rowRTPSock knitters will be pleased to know that this technique works beautifully with socks as it was created by Alice Yu, author of Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks to Knit and Show Off  and designer of numerous sock patterns.ruffle-socks-RTPFor the next two Thursdays, August 11th and 18th and Saturdays, August 13th and 20th, Jenny's Fearless Knitting technique demonstration will be Shadow Short Rows.They are neat, there are no holes or bumps in your fabric, and it's so easy to see the shadow stitch you'll never have to search for it!Julie Weisenberger, also known as Cocoknits, designed a t-shirt style top, Leonie, that specifically uses this method.  It's a great way to practice and make yourself a garment that will transition into fall.  You'll have it finished before you know it using Quince & Co. Kestrel and size 11 needles!Leonie-top-cocoknits-RTPJulie has an excellent tutorial if you can't make it in for our demonstrations.However, when you come to the shop you'll find out why these are also called 'mother-daughter' short rows!We look forward to showing you how this method is worked because it's simple, effective, and it's fast becoming a favorite throughout the knitting world!