Baby Cables sweater, Debbie Bliss Cashmerino in Yellow. It is now soaking in its bath, after being photographed all over the yard. Artistic shot And I did find the Koigu for a sock yarn square
I went with the yellow ones. These are vintage buttons from the sewing box of my mother in law. The card says 29 cents. I also found a single pink plastic Susan Bates tapestry needle in an envelope. (Prized by Deb and me.) I have two now. I was so ticked to find patterns for… Continue reading Button, Button
I have finished one sleeve and the collar on the Baby Cables sweater. I just lost the buttons I bought for it. Oh well, I have more. Yesterday the mail brought my destashed FatCatKnits sock yarn. I have been looking for yarn for Wendy's Seaweed Socks. I think the color is Chill. I got my… Continue reading Baby Cables Cont.
It is fun knitting baby sweaters. This is the body, with the back and right front done. I have a bit more to go on the left front. Trying to decide if I want to attempt sleeves in the round. Baby Cables in Cashmerino. I had to get out and take photos before the remnants… Continue reading More Cables
The lower trim on this sweater gave me fits. It took three tries to get it done. I kept leaving out yarnovers and coming up with the wrong number of stitches. It was based on Knitting Pure and Simple's Summer Cardigan #221. The trim idea is from Louisa Harding's Tide, which I started and frogged.… Continue reading Feather and Fan Finished
Boy, I had trouble with the Feather and Fan trim on my cardigan. I had start over twice and count each yarnover in each repeat. I needed a break after finishing the bottom and one sleeve. Leftover TLC Cotton Plus in periwinkle. The cardi is based on Knitting Pure and Simple Summer Cardigan #221, with… Continue reading Third Time’s the Charm
I had a sudden flash of sock inspiration last night and decided to make Fawkes (Ravelry link). I came across some fiery socks while looking for an ezample. So the only yarn I could use was my Scout's Swag sock yarn in Joseph's Coat. This is my first-ever custom dyed yarn, inspired by the roses… Continue reading More Socks