My current work in progress:

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

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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Nineteen

Why nineteen? That’s the number of colors in my new project: This is the Marina Cardigan, designed by Alice Starmore, purchased as a kit from Virtual Yarns. Long-time blog readers may recall that I knit the Marina pullover years ago. How many years was it? Fifteen? At least fifteen, and knit from Jamieson & Smith […]

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Lynsey, Completed

I finished this on Friday! This is Lynsey, a pattern from Jamieson & Smith, knit from Elsawool Cormo fingering weight lambswool. Next up, a far more complex fair isle. Stay tuned!

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One Down, One to Go

Sleeves, that is. I’m knitting exactly as directed with one exception: the sleeve decreases. You start with 160-something stitches and decrease down to 70 before starting the cuff. I decreased down to 96, then worked straight for the remainder of the “body” of the sleeve — about 4″. Then I decreased down to 72 stitches […]

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