My current work in progress:

Roscalie Cardigan by Alice Starmore, knit from Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift¬† on a US 3 needle

Roscalie Cardigan

I finished this on Monday.

Alice Starmore’s Roscalie Cardigan, from her book In the Hebrides. I used Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift. This is a relatively easy fair isle as it uses only 5 colors.

Loki spent the Thanksgiving holiday doing this:

And I did this:

Roscalie Continued

Since my last post, I have finished the body of Roscalie.

As you can see from the photo, I’ve also done the frontbands and neckband and facings. Since I took the above photo I put buttons on.

And I’ve started a sleeve.

In other news, Loki’s sheepskin rug was wearing out so I got him a new one. Do you think he likes it?

Autumn of Fair Isle

My Autumn of Fair Isle continues . . . This is the Roscalie Cardigan from Alice Starmore’s In the Hebrides. I’m knitting mine from Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift. It on ly has five colors in total and is a very traditional-looking fair isle. I like that no two of the main peerie patterns are the same. […]

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Marina Cardi

I finished this on Thursday: This is, of course, Marina, designed by Alice Starmore and knit from a kit from VirtualYarns. Now I have packed it away, and hopefully someday I can go out of my condo again and actually wear it! I enjoyed every minute of the knitting of this and discovered a new-to-me […]

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Q & A

There were a number of questions in the comments on my last blog post. So here we go! Do you by chance have the color numbers in the Jamieson & Smith version? In the original The Scottish Collection, there colors were listed by name, not number. But there is a conversion chart on the Knitting […]

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