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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Purple Mittens


© Purple Mittens

This pair of mittens is constructed from top-down using short-row shaping
for the finger and thumb tips. Decreases are made every other row
on the thumb stitches whereas the palm stitches are maintained.
The cuff uses 2x2 ribbing.
 

Premier Yarns, Serenity Garden Yarn,
100% Dralon Microfiber, 185 yards/65 g ball,
Machine wash inside out, warm water, gentle cycle.
Tumble dry low heat. 
Do not iron. Do not bleach.
Color # DN800-07/Crocus, Lot # S3728 2011-05, 1 x Skein
Note: The mittens are worked over 2 skeins for ease of thumb installment.
Needle: US3 3.25mm

Oyster Purse

© Oyster Purse

This purse is inspired by the leftover yarn from the Chrysanthemum Bag.
It is worked from bottom-up using short-row shaping,
making the construction practically seamless.
Seed stitch is used to define the opening and the flap.
The button hole is a one-row and a wooden toggle button is used.
As for lining, again, toile with children playing print is used.

Knit Picks, Palette,
100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 231 yards/50 g ball,
Hand wash and dry flat.
Color # I989 Oyster Heather, Dye Lot # 9646, < 1 x Yarn Ball(s)
Needle: US1 2.25mm

Friday, January 6, 2012

A Shawl So Wheaty



© A Shawl So Wheaty
 
Shawl
Imperial Stock Ranch Yarn, Tracie,
100% Wool, 450 yards/4 oz ball,
Hand wash, Dry flat. 
Color # 112/Wheat Heather, Lot # 809, 1 x Skein
Needle: US6 4.0mm

Edging
Knit Picks, Palette,
100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 231 yards/50 g ball,
Hand wash and dry flat.
Color # I989/Oyster Heather, Dye Lot # 9646, >1/10 x Skein

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Pom Pom Scarf


© Pom Pom Scarf

Scarf, basic 2-by-2 ribbing,
Jo-Ann Sensations, Angel Hair
22% Wool/50% Acrylic/28% Nylon, 120 yards/100 g ball,
Hand wash, Dry flat. 
Art # 09122425, Color # 3911/Red Multi, Lot # 1458, 2 x Yarn Balls
Needle: US8 5.0mm 

Purple Pom Pom
The Original Sugar 'n Cream, Lily,
100% Cotton, 120 yards/ 70.9 g ball,
Machine wash/dry.
Color # 01317/Hot Purple, Lot # 272082

Blue Pom Pom
Peaches & Cream,
100% Cotton, 120 yards/ 70.9 g ball,
Machine wash/dry.
Color # 01730/Bright Aqua, Lot # 279785

Green & Pink Pom Poms
Peaches & Cream, Scents
100% Cotton, 95 yards/ 56.7 g ball,
Machine wash/dry.
  Color # 05415/Rose Garden, Lot #273054,
Color # 05230/Soothing Aloe, Lot # 281077

Monday, January 2, 2012

My First Pair of Experimental Socks


© My First Pair of Experimental Socks

This pair of socks is worked from the toe-up.
The toes and heels are formed using the same amount of short-row shaping.
Both wraps are picked up for the toes
whereas only one wrap is picked up for the heels.
CO technique: Crochet chains
BO technique: Russian

Ice Yarns, Otello
100% Wool, ~246 yards/50 g ball, 
Machine Wash/Dry Flat. Do not iron. Do not bleach.
Color Pink White, Lot # 21636, 1 x Yarn Ball
Needle: US6 4.0mm

Kraemer, Perfection DK,
30% Superwash Merino/70% Acrylic, ~260 yards/100 g ball, 
Machine Wash/Tumble Dry
Color # Y2246/Flora, Lot # 17523 , < 1 x Yarn Ball
Needle: US6 4.0mm