Sunday, February 28, 2010

March's Knit-a-long

I am adding a new feature to my blog to try and make it more exciting! Each month there will be a new knit-a-long and I will be giving a list of materials and other details needed for the knit-a-long! Hope you have fun knitting with us. Please leave a comment for the appropriate knit-a-long saying that you have your materials and are ready to go! Hope to see you join us!

March's Knit-a-Long:

Katarina Sweater, by Julie Weisenberger of cocoknits

Skills Needed
CO, BO, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing.

Pattern Includes
•Detailed, thorough instructions (with pictures).
•Size:Small (medium, large, x-large)

NOTE: The open design accommodates a range of sizes. It can be left open in larger sizes or closed with an inch or so of overlap in the smaller sizes.

Finished Measurements
•Bust: 33-36 (36-39, 39-42, 42-46)"
•Length: 19 (21, 23, 25)"
7 (7, 8,9) skeins Queensland Collection Kathmandu dk yarn. (85% Merino Wool, 10% Silk, 5% Cashmere, 50 g, 147 yds) Color on model is #400.

Jo Sharp’s Silkroad dk Tweed (85% Merino Wool, 10% Silk, 5% Cashmere, 50 g, 147 yds)

#7 straight ( I would also get a #7 circular at least 32 inches long for the collar) needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Optional brooch for closure

16 sts and 24 rows = 4" square in st st on #7 needles.

I will be using Plymouth Yarn Galaway Color# 753 and Cascade Yarns Bollicine, Sissi Mohair for this project and I am going to be knitting these two yarns together.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Look What I Did........

I am sorry that I have not been posting as regularly as I promised, but I have been extremely buisy. I am going to start posting at least once a week now.

Anywho there is a picture of what I have made during my Olympic knitting. I have made:
3 Pairs of Socks
1 Shawl/ Wrap
1 Sweater-vest
1 Felted Knitting bag
1 Alpaca Knit Hat