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2005-6 Knits


I’m working on creating a gallery page for 2005/2006.  Still a work in progress…. (click on all images to make bigger) 

 Red Ribbed Cardicardi back

Red Cardi
Design:  Mine, using Elizabeth Zimmermann’s raglan method
Yarn:  Knit Picks Merino Style dk weight 100% Merino
Color:  Hollyberry
Notes:  This yarn bled a lot with washing and pills easily.            
Should have made the neck higher but otherwise not a bad fit. Also posted on the Red Sweater KAL blog.   

 Warren's Hat 
Warren’s Hat Design:  Mine, basic hat design
Yarn:  Patons classic wool
Color:  Natural mix and Paprika.             
Lining was knit in Knit Picks Andean Treasure 100% alpaca

 fuzzy slippers

Felted Clogs
for Brad
Design:  Fiber Trends Yarn: 
Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride

xmas sweaters 1 and 2
Christmas Sweater ’05 and ’06
’05 Sweater (worn in photo) Design:  Patons Indigo Days Pamphlet
Yarn:  Patons Classic wool in Aran
Notes:  This sweater was HUGE!  Despite getting gauge, the ribbing expanded to make this sweater massive. A few minutes in the dryer helped shrink it a bit without totally felting it.
’06 Sweater is an Elizabeth Zimmermann raglan

raglan backraglan frontBrad's Raglan
Brad’s Raglan
Design:  Elizabeth Zimmermann raglan using EPS
Yarn:  Plymouth Galway

 Mikes Cardi 
Ribbed Raglan Cardi Christmas 06
For:  My FIL Mike
Design:  My own using EZ’s raglan method
Yarn:  Patons Classic Wool Color:  Natural Mix

 Phil's Scarf 
“Monogramed” Scarf Commissioned by a friend
Yarn:  Lion Brand Wool Ease
Notes:  Knit in the round, Monogram in duplicate stitch  

 Susie's FI vest 
Andean Treasure Sampler Vest
Knitted for:  My MIL Susie (Christmas ’06)
Yarn:  Knit Picks Andean Treasure Alpaca
Notes: Knitted in round with steeks for front and armholes
Clasps from Schoolhouse Press

 Lin's purse 
Booga Bag
Knitted For:  Aunt Linda
Yarn:  MC:  Knit1 Crochet 2 Paint Box CC:  Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride in Jack’s Plum
Notes:  Lined with cool fabric and put plastic canvas in bottom for shape

koolaid hat
Kool Aid Hat
Design:  Mine, basic hat w/2×2 rib cuff
Yarn:  Lion Brand Fisherman’s wool dyed with Kool Aid
Notes:  gifted to my sis

KP Faroese Shawl
Faroese Shawl Design:  Knit Picks Faroese Shawl
Yarn:  Knit Picks Gossamer Lace weight Merino wool
Color:  Blue Jeans

triangular shawl
Triangular Shawl
Design:  A Gathering of Lace by Meg Swansen
Yarn:  Knit Picks Shadow merino Lace Weight
Color:  Sunset Heather

lace tam
Cables and Lace Tam
Design: My own
Yarn:  Knit Picks Bare fingering weight dyed with Kool Aid

Pink Hats
Plethora of Pink Hats
Design:  My own, basic hat
Yarn:  Various wools, acrlics and blends
Knitted For:  My friend Amy to choose from  

Knits 2005  

 HP Scarf Brad  HP Scarf Brad

Gryffindor Scarf
Design:  Mine based on the description in the book
Yarn:  Knit Picks Wool of the Andes

 HP scarf
Ravenclaw Scarf
Design:  Mine based on description from the book


Fair Isle Hat
Design:  Mine, using traditional FI designs
Yarn:  Nature Spun Sportweight

Fair Isle Hat-Swirls
Design:  Mine
Yarn:  Nature Spun Sport

Seamless Yoke Sweater   Seamless Yoke butt shot

Seamless Yoke Sweater
Design:  Elizabeth Zimmerman’s EPS system, with my own yoke patterns
Yarn:  Patons Classic Wool

Alpaca Shawl
Triangle Shawl
Design: Mine
Yarn:  Plymouth Baby Alpaca

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