Archive for February, 2010

Swatching

swatches The swatch on top is for Plum Frost Pullover & Cardigan — not because I harbor any delusions that I might start it soon but more because I was in the mood to knit something small and different from the other stuff I am currently working on. I think the grey + yellow will […]

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Laddering Down

When I put my silky wool henley on waste yarn to knit a sleeve, I tried it on and realized that I had changed the ribbing pattern too soon for my, er, bust. It fit great, but the ribbing pattern change happened at a very, er, noticable place. Heh! After finishing the first sleeve, I […]

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Lotus Hat

Last week I needed to occupy my hands so I did not say negative things on a phone call. I grabbed the closest yarn — Queensland Collection Kathmanu Aran in 130 — and started a hat — Lotus Hat, published at Third Base Line. hat, trees It took me less than two days to finish […]

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Pea Pod

seed stitch I had planned to knit a sweater for friends of ours who are having a baby girl. I mistakenly thought she was due in June…. nope, early April! That changed my project plans and I cast on immediately for Kate Gilbert’s Pea Pod baby sweater in some Berroco Comfort DK I picked up […]

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