A knitting book with a NEW technique is just hitting the shelves. It’s called Twigg Stitch and is the brainchild of Vicki Twigg, who developed the technique when trying to knit reversible corrugated (two-color) ribbing.
The subtitle, “a new twist on reversible knitting” is spot on. Worked with two colors in each row, it produces a reversible fabric that’s a cross between double knitting (but the two sides of the fabric are always linked together) and brioche stitch (but there are no yarnovers or knitting into the stitch below the needle). The design possibilities are endless–colorwork, lace, cables, texture patterns, etc. And you can simultaneously create completely different designs on the two faces of the fabric.
I had the good fortune to edit this book for Interweave Press and I can assure you that it’s harder to describe than actually do. Even if you struggle working with two yarns at the same time (I know I do), Twigg Stitch is surprisingly easy to do. And it’s thoroughly addictive.
Interweave sent me an extra copy of the book and I’d like to share it with one of you. Respond to this email by midnight Monday, October 20, and I’ll draw a winner. Due to the increased costs in overseas shipping, this offer is limited to the continental USA.
60 thoughts on “A New Knitting Technique”
Thanks for introducing us to this book! Can’t wait to see it! I love two color knitting. Have tried “double knitting” which is a lot of fun!
It looks like fun!!
So many new things to learn to do! Knitting is never boring, is it?
Anne, I would like to try this new technique. Thanks for your sharing of the extra book.
I love your giveaways
Oooooo!!!’. That’s a book I’d love to have.
Hmm, sounds interesting! There’s something lovely and vintage-y about stranding and non-reversible two-color knitting, but who knows? Twigg knitting might become a new favorite 😀
This looks interesting. Can’t wait to try.
Now I’m in Arizona, come see me.
Very cool. I haven’t tried either brioche or doubled knitting (I know, late to the party) but this book looks lovely. It would be great fun to try. 🙂
I would really like to have this book and try this out.
Oh, Ann, you’re making this new stitch sound intriguing.
I’m ready to meet the Twigg Challenge
Thanks for the chance.
Sounds interesting. I’m ready for something new!
I would love a copy but giving my luck I never win anything!
I recently read about this stitch on another blog and it sounds so
interesting. I would love to try it. How nice of you to give away
a copy to one lucky knitter.
I always up for learning a new technique!
This looks so cool! I’d love to give it a try. Thank you for your generosity! You Rock!
I’ve been reading about this lately and I am intrigued. I do hope someone does a video tutorial soon, I find those to be so much help. Thanks for sharing Ann.
This looks fun! Thank you for sharing–
Sounds interesting, I’d like to try it
Now this is something I would love to wrap my yarn around! I love the look of double knitting but it seems to take me forever with the Arthritis in my hands. Surprisingly it is knitting that has kept my hands flexible and joints from fusing. I am 54 yrs young and have had arthritis since I was 9. Knitting is a real blessing, even so I think we all suffer from repeating a movement countless times. I’m always up for new fun and time saving techniques. Knitting should always be an exciting adventure!
Thanks for a chance at a ‘new’ book with a ‘new’ technique.
I love colorwork and would love to give this a try.
Would love to learn a new twist to color! What a marriage double knitting, twined stitching with a side romance of colorwork. Wow what a threesome.
Oh what fun and all the possibilities! I’ve been waiting for this book.
OH OH OH! This looks to be so cool, that I would LOVE to have this book.
This technique looks really interesting!
This looks like fun
I would appreciate the book!!!
i would love to try this new technique! It looks like great fun.
Love learning new things! Ann, you are always so kind to share!
Wow! What a great idea.
How interesting and fun that sounds!! Can’t wait to see the book.
Looks fascinating… it’s so cool to be always learning something new in knitting!
This sounds fascinating – count me in!
The reversible fair isle looks especially fun! Thank you so much for sharing!
What a cool looking technique! I’d love to give it a try!
Oooo I would love to try a new technique!
Interesting, and what a generous giveaway!
Seems a little mind blowing.
always looking for something new
This looks very intriguing!
Oh, sounds like just what I need. I’ve tried several techniques for colorwork, and most recently doubleknitting, but was never happy with the results.
The cowl is beautiful !
This looks like it would be fun to do. Thank you for giving us the chance to try it.
This looks like a really neat technique to try!
I would love this book! The cover photo is gorgeous!
Funny I was just thinking yesterday how much more exciting knitting was to me when I was on a steep learning curve. Now I’ve lapsed into “tv knitting” much of the time. It’s time to learn a new skill!
Time to get out of the “no brainer” knitting projects. This sounds like fun. My brain can use the challenge.
Well you’ve made it sound irresistible, so I am entering my name.
I, too, would love to try this. Sounds like fun!
The Twigg stitch technique sounds intriguing. I’d love to try it.
That looks like something fun for Christmas presents. I’d love to learn how to do it.
I came across this recently and am very intrigued! I’d love to get my hands on it 🙂 Thank you for sharing!
I am a technique ‘collector’ ~ I’ve learned how to knit in 5 different ‘styles’, and would love to learn how to do Twigg stitch! You just can’t know too much…..
Would love to check this technique out. Thanks for a chance!
I won a cookbook last week…hopefully I may be experiencing a bit of luck this month?! 🙂 Thank you for sharing!
I am always wanting to learn new Just wish I had good instructions
Me–your Kitchener failure!