Knitting

Fading Lines Cardi (2017)

Yarn:  Neighborhood Rustic Fingering — semi-solids and gradient. Pattern: “Fading Lines” by Joji Locatelli Completed: February 9, 2017. Cast on sometime in May or June 2015.  Using 4.0mm and 3.5mm needles.  Shortening length of body to 24” total (not 27”,

Avana Shrug (2016)

Yarn:  Austerman Alpaca Silk (80% Alpaca, 20% Silk) Pattern: Avana Shrug by Annie Rowden Completed: December 31, 2016 Fun, fast knit!  An interesting construction.  I got gauge with this yarn and 4.5mm needles.   Measurements after washing:   38” cuff to cuff

Atlantic Star Jumper (2016)

Yarn:  Fleece Artist Blue Face Colourwork (100% BFL) Pattern: Atlantic Star Jumper by Ruth Gallo Completed: March 22, 2016 This was a kit from Fleece Artist, notionally for the Knit East show in St Andrews in 2015.    Mine is in

Foliage Socks (2016)

Yarn:  Plymouth Yarns Zino  — all but 13g of 100g ball Pattern: Toe-up, Cat Bordhi riverbed arch expansion and Wendy Knits toe-up sock Completed: February 11, 2016 Not a whole lot to say about these socks, other than:  first FO

Windowed Handspun Socks (2015)

Pattern:  Usual hybrid sock pattern Yarn: My own BFL handspun Method: Hand knit Completed: July 24, 2015. This is my first project done with my own handspun yarn!  I’m not sure I’ll ever wear them 🙂  The main yarn (brown)

Triple Point Cardigan (2015)

  Pattern:  Made it up as I went along 🙂Yarns: New Lanark AranMethod:  Hand knit Completed:  March 4, 2015. I bought the yarn at the New Lanark World Heritage Site in Scotland when I had occasion to visit in 2010. 

Maritimer Socks (2014)

  Pattern:  Usual Hybrid Sock Pattern Yarns:  Noro Silk Garden Sock Method:  Hand knitting Completed:  November 13, 2014. These are my standard socks — toe up, following Wendy’s Toe-Up pattern, and Cat Bordhi’s Riverbed Arch expansion/plain heel.   Used less than

Box Sweet Pullover (2014)

  Pattern:  Box Sweet, by Candace Eisner Strick and Ann FeitelsonYarns: Shelridge Farm Soft Touch UltraMethod:  Hand knit Completed:  October 8, 2014. I bought this as a kit at Maryland Sheep & Wool 2012.  Then, at MDS&W 2013, I bought

Spring Flowers Socks (2014)

  Pattern:  Usual Hybrid Sock Pattern Yarns:  Blue Moon Fiber Arts SocksThat Rock Lightweight (Queen Charlotte colourway) Method:  Hand knitting Completed:  July 25, 2014. These are my standard socks — toe up, following Wendy’s Toe-Up pattern, and Cat Bordhi’s Riverbed

Pink Panda Silk Socks (2014)

  Pattern:  Usual Hybrid Sock Pattern Yarns:  Panda Silk Method:  Hand knitting Completed:  March 16, 2014. These are my standard socks — toe up, following Wendy’s Toe-Up pattern, and Cat Bordhi’s Riverbed Arch expansion/plain heel.   Used 2.25oz (about 260yds) of