Month: November 2010

Citron Shawl

I discovered Debbi’s shawl on ravelry a couple weeks ago and couldn’t help but notice how cute it looked on her, and asked her if we could feature her project. Of course, I have an affinity for greens since I am a redhead-  this color looks stunning on Debbi (who happens to be a redhead at heart.) Just like a standard shawl pattern, it starts with a tab and increases. However, the increases are more abundant & are met with a few decrease rows as well to make the rouching effect. With a 20 row repeat, this shawl can...

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Knitter’s Magazine for Fall 2010

The newest Knitter’s Magazine features 2 knits out of our Encore Worsted & Worsted Merino Superwash. Knit up 20 blocks and assemble them into a stunning afghan. You knit stripes with a small dip stitch accent to merge the colors and add flexibility. Knit until square, then assemble. Magically, the blocks will appear to be curved. Slip stitches turn simple stripes into an intricate basketweave...

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Retro Men’s Pullover in Galway

A handsome sweater using Galway, a classic four ply worsted weight wool. Tonyia worked the sleeves in the round rather than flat (hooray for no seams!) This pullover was definitely a labor of love- Tonyia had to go down 2 needle sizes to get the gauge. Pattern is by Jesse Loesberg on knitty.com and can be found...

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