ILY, Logan

The Logan River Wrap was such an enjoyable project. Everything went smoothly, the pattern repeat was easy to memorize. I did have yardage issues, but the wrap gained length during the blocking process, which made up for that.

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I made no modifications whatsoever. The pattern is well written and thought-out that any feature or technique that I might’ve wanted to change were already utilized or matched my preferences.

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Nothing left for me to say, but love! Love the color! Love the cables! Love the mitered corners (they resemble the corners in Celtic knots)! Love the rivulets of drop stitches! Yum!

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Would I make this again? Very possibly, with a heathered yarn and widening it ever so slightly with two extra columns of dropped stitches. I want to note that the color in the second picture above is way off. The purple is a wonderful so-dark-that-it’s-nearly-black purple, much like the picture below.

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The wrap also works as a cowl and scarf combination. (My inspiration for this pose comes from Augustus, capite velato, or wearing his traditional veil during religious ceremony.*)

* – See first paragraph under “Roman Headcoverings Customs” on this page.


Pattern: “Logan River Stole” by Miriam L. Felton, Interweave Knits, Winter 2007 Yarn: Queensland Collection – Kathmandu Aran – color 117 (dark purple tweed), 6 skeins Needles: Takumi Clover US 8 (5 mm) circular Started: February 3, 2008 Completed: February 14, 2008
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16 Responses to “ILY, Logan”

  1. Chris Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 7:10 am

    That is absolutely stunning!!

  2. bellamoden Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 9:30 am

    Yum! Definitely a huge temptation for me.

  3. Tracey Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 10:19 am

    Wowsa, that is very becoming on you. I love the deep, deep purple. It really does look so fluid.

  4. schrodinger Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 12:31 pm

    It’s lovely, what a great, rich colour.

  5. Miss T Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 12:46 pm

    Very pretty!

  6. Nicole Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    Looks very lovely… good job!

  7. Connie Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 2:04 pm

    Beautiful!

  8. Guinifer Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 3:53 pm

    Wow, what a gorgeous self-portrait. The shawl is a knockout.

  9. mrspao Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 4:23 pm

    That is a pretty wrap :) I’m going to have to see if I have a copy of that Interweave.

  10. lisa Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 7:20 pm

    Harriet! That is stunning STUNNING STUNNING!!! You are making me want to have it now, wrapped around me. A wrap has been in the back of my mind for some time, and your lovely pictures are nudging it to the front!

  11. Dave Says:
    February 25th, 2008 at 9:56 pm

    Wow! Love the pattern, love the yarn, love the colour, and love the different ways you’re wearing it. Hmm. Do I need something else in the queue? No. But it’s there now anyway. By the way … WOW!!!

  12. Jeanne Says:
    February 26th, 2008 at 12:00 pm

    Beautiful! I’m so glad it worked out!

  13. Tanya Says:
    February 26th, 2008 at 1:56 pm

    Its all been said above but I wanted to add a “that’s beautiful!,” too!

  14. Opal Says:
    February 26th, 2008 at 3:45 pm

    I’m so glad blocking worked out the size problems. It’s gorgeous. The color, the cables, everything. Just gorgeous.

  15. Rina Says:
    February 26th, 2008 at 6:11 pm

    WOW. Gorgeous! I may need to queue that.

  16. Janis Says:
    March 1st, 2008 at 9:59 am

    WowEEE! So beautiful! The yarn and pattern are a perfect fit – and an amazing color on you, if you’re indeed the model. Lovely, lovely work – I’m inspired!

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