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6 March 2013

WIP Wednesday



Four WIP's this week, well actually 3 still on the needles as this project just needs sewing up

First - this cardigan is the Little Margot Wrap by Sublime knitted in some unknown yarn which I recently obtained.  It is actually much pinker than it shows here.  I love the detailing on the hem and sleeves which was very simple to do. Its finished with a ribbon tie.



The next is Candy Stripe by Sublime, again an assortment of odds and ends from stash.  Its a cropped style cardigan with a tie front.  Both these cardigans are for a little lady, Charlotte, who came into the world on Saturday evening, a daughter for Katie & Ashley and a second grand-daughter for Judy & Stephen - congratulations to you all.




The next project is a ten stitch but this time with square corners.  Pauline of Paulineknit kindly gave me the instructions.  Whilst its quicker to knit I think I prefer the mitered corners.  Again I am panicking re the colour change but it usually works out and I'm happy with it once I'm about 2/3rd round

And the 4th project is the Baktus Scarf which hasn't seen the light of day since last week.

You may be pleased to know that on Saturday I spent a pleasurable few hours teaching Rachel's friend Gemma to knit, to say she took to like a duck to water was an understatement.  By the time they left she had cast on, garter stitch, stocking stitch and 2 x 2 rib and cast off under her belt. Reports are that after a few glasses of wine on Saturday evening things went a bit array, but that she is endeavoring to keep at it.  Her goal for now is to complete some the simple slippers pack which she was given as a joke Christmas present. I think the joke will be on them. Go Gemma!!

In other news Laurie has cut his first tooth, and the garden tidy is going slowly.......

5 comments:

  1. It's probably a good thing that you started the second blanket so soon after the first, if it were me I would probably drag my feet with starting another. You have really gotten a hang of your new lens! It really brings out the texture of your knits! It's always fun to hear about what you've been up to!

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  2. Those sweaters will be adorable! Enjoy the knitting.

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  3. OHHH so many projects AND they all look great!

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  4. You are busy as usual, with some beautiful projects on the move. I too prefer the mitred corners on the ten-stitch as they look more 'classy' but the square corners make a change. Thank you for the link.

    Glad you are passing on the skills. Knitting is a skill never to be lost!

    Hoping Laurie is nor finding teething too painful.

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