My current work in progress:

Benedict, designed by Michele Wang, knit from Rowan Softknit Cotton in the Cocoa colorway, on a U.S. size 6 and 8 needle.

Front

I finished the back of my Cornflower sweater and have just started the front. The ribbing is a rather complex pattern but I am pleased to report I got it right on the first try! Loki is having a good day. The cable guy was here for a couple of hours to troubleshoot some issues […]

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Lace and Texture

After a couple of fair isle projects, I’ve started a one-color project: This is Cornflower, a pattern from Marie Wallin, from her Meadow pattern collection. I’m knitting mine with this: Yummy Cormo from Sincere Sheep. The color in the skein is far more accurate than the color of the WIP. I purchased this yarn from […]

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Yell Cardigan

I finished my Yell Cardigan lat week. To recap, this is a design by Marie Wallin from her book Shetland, knit from Jamiesons of Shetland Shetland Spindrift on size 3.25mm needles. I used the colors called for in the pattern. I did make a number of mods, all of which I think I’ve mentioned at […]

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Face It

As I mentioned last week, I have knit facings for my Yell cardigan: The bottom edge, the front bands and the bottom edge of the sleeves. The pattern directs you to do a few rows of moss stitch at the garment edges, which to me seems like not enough of an edge to combat the […]

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Boost Your Knitting!

As I mentioned in my last blog post, my Alcedo Socks pattern is this month’s pattern in Boost Your Knitting from Arnall-Culliford Knitwear. You can purchase the book at the link above and hey, guess what? There are kits available as well! (Pssst: If you use the code WENDYSENTME at the checkout then it will […]

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