My current work in progress:

Seaforth designed by Alice Starmore, knit in British Breeds 5-ply Guernsey Wool on US 3 needles.

 

Raga-ing Along

Not much new to report this week, apart from my current WIP, which is coming along. I’ve got a good chunk of the body done. I’ve still got a few inches to go before I start the neck shaping, but that should definitely happen this week. In Loki news, I managed to get a shot […]

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Fair Isle Fun

I’m making nice progress on my current WIP: The pattern is Raga, designed by Violet McQuade, knit from Jamieson’s of Shetland Spindrift. It’s not a hugely complex pattern because there are only seven different colors, but it is a fun knit, and I do like this colorway very much. The pattern offers you a choice […]

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FOs!

I didn’t post last Sunday because I spent the day finishing this: This is the Saven Pullover, designed by Meghan Babin, knit in Rowan Softyak DK — one of my favorite yarns. I shouldn’t say that out loud: Rowan will discontinue it. 😛 It was an okay knit. I made changes to the center cable […]

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Saven Back

I finished the back for the Saven sweater last night. I made a change to the center cable panel. The pattern has you wrap instead of cross the center nine cables of each repeat of the motif (a repeat is 48 rows) — like a smocking stitch. I am not a fan of wrapping stitches […]

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Sleeves: Check.

My “preview of coming attractions” from last week’s post is the start of Saven, a design by Meghan Babin. The pattern has you knit the sleeves first, so I did just that. You may or may not have noticed immediately that one sleeve has several mis-crossed cables. (Or is the photo too small?) I only […]

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