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Francia – The Malabrigo Sample Sweater

September 22nd, 2009 2 Comments

Pattern: Francia from Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton Malabrigo Book One Yarn: Malabrigo Worsted in Stone Blue Needles: Hiya Hiya stainless US10 (6mm) circular Date Started: July 27 2009 Date Finished: September 13 2009 Modifications: None, but there were pattern mistakes (or what I deemed mistakes for the collar, if I didn’t modify to what I thought [...]

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Weaving Horror Show

September 10th, 2009 No Comments

Francia, the sample sweater, has so far been very nice to knit for about 70% of the time. I hated making the knots (which I didn’t know from looking at the photos there were knots, thought they were bobbles) and the instructions for the neck was such as mess I know they didn’t test knit [...]

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Malabrigo Sample Update

September 7th, 2009 No Comments

The Francia sweater is currently in progress. The front and back and sleeves are complete. Currently working on the collar and then on to the finishing. Here’s hoping for a finished sweater ASAP.

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Sample Knitting for Malabrigo

July 27th, 2009 1 Comment

I am still knitting. Even though I have been doing more sewing related things. Right now, I can leave the machine out, but once school starts again, I’ll have to put it away and only work on things I can pick up and put down often. I’ve just finished a really nice shawl, but cannot [...]

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