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skull hat

skull hat

Pattern: We Call Them Pirates from Hello Yarn

Yarn: Koigu Kersti, two colors, one skein each
Lining Yarn: Rowan Cashsoft 4 ply

Needles: 3.5mm Aero circs and Inox dpns (3mm needles for lining)

Pattern mods: I knit only two repeats of the skull pattern for a more shallow hat


Old Shale Shawl

Old Shale Shawl

Pattern: Old Shale Shawl by Evelyn Clark Jan/Feb 2005

Yarn: handspun angora/silk/wool from The Woolen Rabbit

Needles: 4.5mm/7US Aeros

Started: 7 January 2006
Finished: 25 January 2006


Trekking105

Trekking105

Plain stockinette socks (64 sts)
Yarn: Trekking XXL color 105
Needles: 2.5 and 2.25 mm (Inox and Susan Bates)
Size: Women's size 37 (7US)

Started 24 January 2006
Finished 5 February 2006


Aftur

Aftur

Pattern: Aftur from Lopi book nr 25
Yarn: Alafoss l├ętt-lopi
Needles: 4.5 & 3.75mm Aeros
Changes - used very dark brown instead of gray/black in the yoke
Started- 12 February 2006
Finished - 25 February 2006


Gentleman's Plain Winter Sock

Gentleman's Plain Winter Sock

Pattern: Gentleman's Plain Winter Sock (from Knitting Vintage Socks by Nancy Bush)
Yarn: Paton's Kroy 4 ply in Glencheck, 2 skeins
Needles: Addi Turbo 2.5mm
Started: 14 November 2005
Finished: 26 February 2006


Dublin Bay socks

Dublin Bay socks

Pattern: free from Mossy Cottage/Ryan (click HERE for download)
Yarn: Trekking XXL, color unknown
Needles: size 2mm/US0 Inox 6" dpns
Started: 18 February
Finished: 8 March


Noro Silk Garden lace scarf

Noro Silk Garden lace scarf

Pattern: Lopi Lace Scarf from Weekend Knitting
Yarn: Noro Silk Garden Lite color 2023 (2 balls)
Needles: (main body) 5.5mm/9US Suzanne's ebony circs
Size: 70" long x app 7" wide

Started: 4 March 2006 Finished: 9 March 2006


not Kerry not Blue

not Kerry not Blue

Pattern: Kerry Blue Shawl from Traditional Knitted Lace Shawls by Martha Waterman.
Modifications: none (the errata for the pattern was corrected in my edition of the book)
Yarn: Coned Scottish wool (it says both 2/14 and 2/16 on the label)
Needles: a variety of 3.5mm needles, dpns and circular (all wood or bamboo)
Started: 11 March 2006
Finished: 22 March 2006
Size: 44" square


Sisu Salt and Pepper Socks

Sisu Salt and Pepper Socks

Yarn: Sisu sock yarn by Sandnes
Pattern: my generic 64 st stockinette sock
Needles: 2.75mm/2US Susan Bates dpns

Start to finish - 7 days


River Rapids

River Rapids

Pattern: River Rapids from Sockbug


Yarn: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sportweight in Brick
Needles: 2.5mm/1US Addi Turbos


Stripey Regia socks

Stripey Regia socks

Yarn: Regia Mini Ringel Color #5217
Needles: 2.5mm and 2.25mm


Swallowtail

Swallowtail

Specifics:

Pattern: Swallowtail Shawl by Evelyn Clark, Fall 2006 Interweave Knits

Yarn: Kaalund Yarns 100% Kid Mohair in Pointsettia

Needles: Size 4mm/US6 Lantern Moon circs (I used larger needles than the pattern specified)

Size: 31" from back neck to point, 56" across top edge

Start-Finish: 8am - more or less - Sunday August 13th - noon Saturday August 19th.


Trekking 110

Trekking 110

Yarn: Trekking 110
Needles: 2.5mm circulars from Knitpicks
Pattern: 64 stitch basic sock with a lace ribbed cuff
Started: 25 August 2006
Finished: 24 September 2006


LL Glenwood

LL Glenwood

Yarn: Lorna's Laces sock yarn in the Glenwood colorway
Needles: 2.5mm and 2.25mm dpns
Pattern: 64 st Feather and Fan socks from Socks, Socks, Socks (with variations)
Started: 30 March 2006
Finished: 24 September 2006


Thuja in gray

Thuja in gray

Pattern: Thuja by Bobby Ziegler from Knitty
Yarn: Sandesgarn Smart (100% superwash wool), 2.5 balls
Needles: 3.5mm/US4 Inox dpns

Started: 19 December 2005 Finished: 28 September 2006


Handspun Coronet Hat

Handspun Coronet Hat

Pattern: Coronet by Alexandra Virgiel from Knitty.
Yarn: my own handspun 3 ply from Lisa Souza's BFL roving colorway Deep Sea
needles: 4.5mm/US7 and 5mm/US8


Turbulence Pullover

Turbulence Pullover

Pattern: Turbulence U-neck Pullover from Knitting Nature by Norah Gaughan
Yarn: Rowan Silk Wool DK, color Brownstone, 9 balls (more like 8 but there's leftover bits)
Needles: Lantern Moon Destiny circs, 4mm/US6 and 3.5mm/US4
Started 7 September 2006, finished 13 October 2006

Pattern modifications - added an inch to the sleeve length, otherwise left it alone.
errata: you can find a list for errata from the book here - there was a final line in the big cable chart missing - and I didn't do what it said in the errata, I just knitted the knits and purled the purls.


Brown ribbed hat

Brown ribbed hat

Pattern: My own - 108 sts cast on, K3/P1 ribbing.
Yarn: Jo Sharp DK wool
Needles: Size 5/3.75mm Addi circular
size: to fit approx. 23" head


cashmere lady hat

cashmere lady hat

Pattern: Lady Hat from Amy Boogie

Yarn: Worsted weight 100% cashmere from School Products

Needles: size 6/4mm circs


Monmouth #3

Monmouth #3

Pattern: Monmouth Cap from Knitting-and.com
Yarn: Lamb's Pride Bulky in Roasted Coffee and Cleckheaton Merino Supreme in #2205
Needles: 5.5mm/9US Addis
Gauge: a painful 4 stitches per inch


Mountain Stream Scarf

Mountain Stream Scarf

Pattern: Mountain Stream scarf
Yarn: Rowan Kidsilk Haze, 1 ball
Needles: Size 4mm/US6
Started in March, procrastinated, finished in December


Yule socks

Yule socks

Left:
Yarn: Special Blauband
Needles: size 1/2.5mm
Pattern: basic sock, 60 sts cast on, K3/P1 ribbing at top

Right:
Yarn: Megaboots Stretch color #705
Needles: 2.5mm/US1
Pattern: basic sock, 64 sts, ribbed cuff