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Technique Number 12: Steeks


#1

See Jen Arnall-Culliford’s brilliant video tutorial here. Share your experiences with this amazing technique, and ask any questions you may have.

The pattern for this technique in A Year of Techiques is the adorable Oorik Tank Top by Mary Jane Mucklestone. Yarn kits featuring the delicious Jamieson &Smith Shetland yarn are available in the MDK Shop, here.


#2

I’m terrified of this.


#3

I absolutely promise that with the right yarn, steeks are a doddle. And we’re right here to hold your hand along the way. This is one of those rare times when I will say knit a swatch – I general am in the school of measuring your gauge on the actual project – but here it really is worth knitting a swatch and cutting it open just to reassure yourself that once you’ve knitted the vest, everything will be fine. And I promise it will be! :slight_smile: