Twist Stitch Tam

Tin Can Knits

On the sixth day of Christmas, Tin Can Knits gave to me…

Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits

a twist stitch tam,

booties warm and wee!

hip slouchy hat,
honey flavoured mitts,
sea inspired socks,
and cabled mittens for under the tree!

Day 6 of the Tin Can Knits 12 Days of Christmas features the Sitka Spruce hat and mitten pattern, free for 24 hours only, from now until 23:59 PST Dec 19 2015. [check your local time here].

Get it now… it will be full price again tomorrow! [confused? see the FAQs]

delicate texture created by tiny twists

Working twisted stitch patterns is easier than you might think, and this technique is used in many delicate and beautiful patterns.  When I first knit the Koolhaas hat by Jared Flood, I worked each of the twist stitches just like a tiny cable, using a cable needle.  It took FOREVER.  I simply wasn’t aware that there…

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