After completing the forever sleeve(s) of the Haubergeon Sweater-based blouse that I was making for my mom, the body knitted up quickly. Blocking soon followed, and my mom has already worn it a few times now! (Mornings are finally a bit colder here...) I can definitely say that I loved the knit, even if the … Continue reading The Haubergeon Blouse
I've been knitting a blouse for my mom, based on a pattern in a Knitting Traditions issue - the Haubergeon Sweater. This sweater has a plain body, with a lovely crisscrossing cable pattern on the sleeves that caught my mom's eye. The color that my mom prefers was not available in the suggested yarn weight, … Continue reading The Forever Sleeve
I guess it was too much to hope that I'd complete this project last year, but it's finally ready. Well, almost ready, since I feel the sweater could do with more buttons but we've not ordered any. However, it's wearable now, so can I consider it done already? 🙂 The cardigan used up almost 1400 … Continue reading A Texturilicious Cardigan
I've reached the armholes of the textured cardigan, and wow, was this an engaging knit or what! The continuous change in textures between the body and the cables and the sleeves made sure there was never a dull moment so far. Engaging or not, mistakes happen, and I had to rectify them. Usually, every few … Continue reading Textures and Mistakes
After a successful stripey top, it's time for a new project! The project on my needles right now is a cardigan for my sis that I started this week. Earlier, I mentioned a delicious orange yarn that we thought of working with, but I couldn't really come up with something that would do justice to … Continue reading A Texturilicious Start!
It's finished! 🙂 I did finish the entire cardigan using just the yarn at hand, and didn't have to resort to threads or other 'binding' materials to attach parts to other parts. Victory! There was even yarn available to sew on the buttons! I have a half a meter of yarn left when handing over … Continue reading Waves
Finally, finally! My cabled top is ready. 🙂 This was the most fun I've had with cables till now -- never a boring row! I did work on it on and off, though, so that might have been a contributing factor to the not getting bored bit. 😛 The Nako Saten yarn that I used … Continue reading Cable City!
My pullover has risen again from its own ashes, and is now a beautiful sweater that I'm waiting for colder temperatures to wear! I absolutely adore this pullover! ❤ Of course, I did wear it to model it... Phew! The weather's definitely way too hot for all this stuff. (Look at the glare from the … Continue reading The Phoenix (My do-over pullover)
I'm almost done with my do-over pullover. And by that, I mean I only have to block it! (Yay!) Hopefully, this weekend will be it, and I can wear it -- and write about it here -- proudly. 🙂 Oh wait, it's already getting hotter, and it'll be summer soon. 😀 Well, I'll get to … Continue reading Almost a do-over…
The two-tone top is done! I used up the entire skien of the gray yarn, right down to a tie-cord accessory 😉 at the neck. I still have almost one skein of the red left, though. I'll have to think of a project for it. I'd mentioned earlier that I'd made a ribbed raglan for … Continue reading Blood and Ash top