Fair Isle

This fair isle coat called to me as it provided an opportunity to utilize my scrap stash of worsted weight. Using my stash of scrap is becoming increasingly enjoyable to me. This particular project allowed leftovers from eight different projects to be used up. Pretty much each row called for 2 colors so in preparing […]

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Blue Sky Trench

I love knitting coats, this one is done with two shades of solid blue, knitted using the linen stitch which is achieved with slip stitches which actually means just that, stitches you do not work, just pass over the needle, is light in weight, and absolutely perfect for a cool Spring day.  I love the […]

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Elephants

The man finally smiled.  This project was sheer determination along the math lines. Having it fit, figuring out the spacing of the elephants both horizontally and vertically (stitch and row) and keeping as many whole elephants as possible on the fabric while each row of elephants alternated in direction were the challenges.  And, then there […]

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Hoodie Glam

Each of these loops was made individually by wrapping the yarn around the thumb several times and sort of knotting it before moving on to the next stitch.  This took months to complete. The most challenging aspect of this project for me was that you could not rip out the knitting. Once those knotted loops […]

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