Angelia Robinson


Angelia Robinson

Former environmental lobbyist, Angelia Robinson, is a knit and crochet designer residing in Los Angeles. Her playful yet elegant work has been featured in Vogue Knitting: Crochet, Love of Knitting, and Interweave Crochet. Angelia’s creations explore the interplay of shape, texture, and style. She draws daily inspiration from her quartet of children.

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Projects by Angelia Robinson


How do I knit jogless stripes in the round?

 

Hi Megan,

Stripes are popular with almost all knitters since they add a bit of flair to otherwise plain vanilla projects while creating opportunities to use up leftover yarn in your stash. Unfortunately, knitting stripes in the round can present a bit of a problem. Each time a new color is added, a small hiccup or

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“I’m having trouble with gauge for tops, even though I measure it before I finish the piece. After a few wears, the top doesn’t fit the same. What can I do?”

Two hands hold a tape measure across a piece of knitting on a wooden table, measuring in inches

Hi Brooke,

Some of my favorite fibers to knit with are silk, bamboo, and cotton, but these beautiful yarns have bad memories. They can provide lustrous sheen and magnificent drape to any garment or accessory, but they do not have the natural elasticity or “memory” of wool. This means they just won’t hold their shape over

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What’s the best bind-off for my project?

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Hi Mary,

So, you’ve been making steady project on a knitting project and it’s just about time to finish things up, but what bind-off technique should you use? There are many options to choose from, and each technique is more suited to a different type of project, but there are three main categories of techniques: traditional,

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Cobblestone Baby Blanket

Cobblestone Baby Blanket

This easy blanket makes a perfect shower gift! With this blanket, baby can snuggle during nap time and explore the subtle texture during playtime. Use cotton yarn with just a touch of elastic to help the finished blanket hold up to repeated washing.

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Checkerboard Lace Scarf

Checkboard Lace Scarf

This simple lace pattern creates staggered blocks of stockinette and open work stitches. A comfortable blend of cotton and alpaca gives the finished piece the perfect degree of coolness and warmth for year round wear, so it’s easy to take this look from summer on through the fall.

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