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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on Jul 17, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

We have 2 yarns this week to play catch up from the website update and transfer. Bamboo by SWTC 5 sts / inch on US 6s 100% Bamboo 250 yards Color: 134 Bamboo on Ravelry I got a bit smaller of a gauge when I knit with the US 6s.  My gauge was 5.5 spi.  Not sure how I feel about the variegated yarn on a garment, but I love the feel and look of the knitting...

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WIP Wednesday – The one where I try to melt

Posted by on Jul 16, 2008 in fiber | 4 comments

I have been knitting away on one project lately. I got the body completed on Saturday. Finished the Hip ribbing that needs a very cool button and a good blocking to look better. I started a sleeve yesterday. My goal was to do it top down and attach it to the body since I have eliminated seams by provisionally casting on everything. I would not let myself...

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FO Friday – Some Schexiness

Posted by on Jul 11, 2008 in fiber | 11 comments

Pattern: Labyrinth by Wendy Wendy Bernard Raveled Here Yarn: Elsebeth Lavold Silky Tweed (discontinued) 5.5 skeins in 08 green and 0.5 skein in 12 Sap Green Needles: US 6 (4mm) Crystal Palace Circular Mods: 1) Added an inch more plain rows before starting the waist decreases 2) Added HBD (aka Short Rows) to fit my ample bust 3) Shortened the overall length...

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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on Jul 10, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Since we are in July and I have not shared all of June’s Yarn Tastings, we will play catch up. Here are the 2 yarns from left from June. Samp’a by Mirasol 5.5 sts/inch on US 6s 100% Organic Cotton 120 yards. Color: 604 Samp’a on Ravelry I love this yarn. It reminds me of the Cotlin that I used for Alisa. It has the same hand as Cotlin...

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WIP Wednesday – POF in its official home

Posted by on Jul 9, 2008 in fiber | 2 comments

Hey guys, POF has finished its move in. I have fixed all the links that I can think of. If something is wonky or missing, let me know. I need to put in some more widgets but mostly it is all done. Now to the all important, What’s on my needles? BIL Christmas Socks – almost done Prayer socks – First done, Second started Bubble Pullover...

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