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Monday, June 22, 2009

Name that Title!

So, as you will remember (I hope), I was spinning to make myself a nice, light, summer cardi.

With my track record of late, I bet you thought it was tossed into a dark, musty corner, never to see the light of day again.


It is done and I love it!

Pattern: Featherweight Cardigan A.K.A. Handspun Lightweight Cardigan

Designer: Hannah Fettig

Yarn: Approximately 1208 yards/1104 metres of my own handspun using Halfbred Wool Slivers in Black All Sorts from Aurelia Wool & Weaving.

Needles: 4.00mm

Size: 43"

Next on the list was finishing up G's socks...just in time for the heatwave! See how much I love you, G?

Pattern: My own basic cuff down sock

Yarn: DGB Confetti Superwash - Colour 100.206

Needles: 2.25mm

Then it was time to think about Father's Day, so I knit up these for my husband using the yarn he bought me for Mother's Day...and again, just in time for the heat of summer!

Pattern: My own basic cuff down sock

Yarn: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock multi in Tuscany

Needles: 2.25mm

You'd think I'd be over knitting socks and ready to plunge into something lacy, perhaps?


I wanted to plunge into - hmmm, just had a graphic mental image - (insert head shake here) my May Rockin' sock club kit.

Pattern: Fraggle Squiggle Socks - May 2009 kit for the Rockin' Sock Club

Designer: JC Briar

Yarn: Socks that Rock Lightweight in Pepe La Plume

Needles: 2.50mm

and that is what I'm currently concentrating on. You'll be thrilled to know that I must knit 8 or 9 pair of plain ole vanilla socks for Christmas gifts. If anything, the boredom of seeing plain ole vanilla socks will be counteracted by the brilliance of their colours. *snort*

Knit On...


Anonymous said...

Holy smokes! You're a knitting dynamo! Love the Featherweight in your handspun. Absolutely gorgeous on you! :)

dragon knitter said...

right now i love vanilla anything knitting. i'm working in a call centerthat lets us do things between calls, so i've been knitting and reading,lol

Northmoon said...

Love your Featherweight!

Samantha said...

I love your new cardi! It fits you perfect! :) Socks all look great too. :)

Amy Cordero said...

How funny to stumble onto your site! You saved me when I was doing the Rogue Roses socks! I was not even close in my interpretation of how to do the rosebuds. Then I found your video on YouTube. Here are mine.

The only reason they're done is because of your video. Thank you!!