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Getting worried

July 8th, 2010 No Comments

Remember when I said I wasn’t going to be worried about running out of yarn for a while? Well, that was May and this is now, and the time has come to worry. I now have a big blob of shawl. I am finishing 2/3 repeats of the second last chart. I definitely won’t have [...]

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May 21st, 2010 1 Comment

A nice big yarn-cake of pretty. Wooly Wonka Fibers silk/merino laceweight. Pattern calls for 1500 yards of yarn. It will probably take me all summer to knit this up. Seriously, this seems HUGE to me compared to most cakes of yarn that I wind. To be expected, it’ll be a LONG time before I get [...]

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Pale Cherry Blossom Shawl

August 18th, 2009 3 Comments

Pattern: Cherry Blossom Shawl by Kristin Spurkland from Interweave Knits, Spring 2002 Yarn: Elegant Yarns Daphne (Sadly, not happy with this yarn at all. Colours are pretty, but the feel was just not great while I knit it. The end product was nice however.) Needles: US 5 circulars Date Started: June 12, 2009 Date Finished: [...]

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Needed to start something

July 30th, 2009 No Comments

I am missing needles for malabrigo sample knit project (Need 6mm (US6) circulars but they are at my mom’s house since I lent her my Denise kit for her project). But had my heart set on starting a new project yesterday. So, instead, I started a new shawl (Oakleaf 3/4 Shawl by Karen Joan Raz [...]

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February Lady awaiting

July 5th, 2008 No Comments

… a sleeve! The day the pattern came out, I was intrigued. I wanted to make this sweater for kid/baby, but never got to it. It looks so nice as an adult cardigan, I wanted to make it. It went right on my queue. Next day, there’s a Ravelry group, and intrigued became obsessed. I [...]

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Finished: Hanami

June 11th, 2008 3 Comments

Pattern: Hanami by Melonie Gibbons (Ravelry) Yarn: Lane Borgosesia Baruffa Cashwool in pink purchased from theloopyewe

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Adamas Shawl

April 28th, 2008 3 Comments

Pattern: Adamas Shawl by Miriam Felton Yarn: Yarn Hollow Pony 2-ply in Grateful Thread Needles: US 5 / 3.75 mm Date Started: February 7 2008 Date Finished: March 24 2008 Modifications: None. Will I make it again? Unsure. The pattern was excellent, but there are so many beautiful patterns out there, I’m not sure if [...]

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First Forest Canopy Shawl

February 20th, 2008 8 Comments

Pattern: Forest Canopy Shoulder Shawl by Susan Pierce Lawrence Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Lace in Snowbird Needles: US 4 / 3.5 mm Date Started: January 25, 2008 Date Finished: February 1, 2008 Modifications: The pattern calls for a slight thicker yarn, so my scarf would be much smaller than stated, less shawl, more scarf. I knew [...]

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