Sunday, February 28, 2010
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!
Katarina Sweater, by Julie Weisenberger of cocoknits
CO, BO, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing.
•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.
•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
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 Felted Knitting bag
1 Alpaca Knit Hat