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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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Boyfriend Sweater Curse – Bucked!

August 7th, 2009 4 Comments

Nothing like trying to buck the curse after being together for 15 years. It’s like cheating. It’s been finished knitting for months. G thought I would never finish it. He was so pleased when he saw me sewing it up. Pattern: Tom by Jane Ellison from Queensland Collection Book 9 (Fantastic sweaters and good looking [...]

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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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I present: Salina

April 7th, 2008 8 Comments

This was my new year start for 2008. I was sick on New Years eve day and decided that stocking stitch sweater was going to be a good start. I made half of this back in the day and realized that I did something wrong. I had to rip the whole thing and officially start [...]

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