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With this little tablecloth or lace square, I completed my personal February challenge for Stash Down 2008: the Logan River Wrap, and something lacy with the Omo.
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.
Many thanks to everyone who left encouraging comments regarding my worries about the Logan River Wrap. I took
Progress has slowed a bit on the Logan River Wrap, but I did finish the 25th repeat last night. I’m using the last ball of yarn right now, and I’m not sure I will have enough for all 29 repeats and the upper border. I’ll probably put in a lifeline at the end of the [...]
After the Jeanie fiasco, I perused my copies of Victorian Lace Knitting and Kinzel’s Modern Lace Knitting for ideas on what to knit next. It took a while (there are many lovely things to choose from!), but I finally decided on “English Crystal,” a square design from Kinzel’s first volume.
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Remember these socks? Frogged them. I thought the yarn (Omo) would be nice with something lacy. How about Jeanie? Pretty cables and dropped stitches? What could not be more fun?
I managed to squeeze in some time to knit a few hats for k3tog’s Preemie Hat drive.
My goal was to knit as many hats as I could get out of a 68-gram leftover ball of Bernat Softee Baby. So how many hats was I able to get from that 68 grams?
Remember these terrible, horrible, no good, very bad socks? I was tired of them hanging around, unfinished and making this knitter all kinds of unhappy.
When I started putting away the few colors of left over Wool-Ease I had pulled from stash for the Gansey Watch Cap, it occurred to me that I could make my own marled yarn by mixing and holding different color strands together as one yarn.
But what to make? Hats! I needed to add a [...]