Monday, December 21, 2015

And This Concludes The 2015 Knitting Season

Not as much as I had hoped to knit, but due to various issues, I think this is a decent list of finished items.

January 24 - Two-Cup Teapot Cozy (me)
January 25 - Mug Cozy (me)
January 31 - Mug Cover/Cozy (Elaine)
February 7 - Redwood Boot Toppers (me)
March 4 - Veg Hat (Veronica)
June 6 - Sideways Scarf (me)
June 18 - Baby M Sweater (baby M)
September 7- Acadia Cap (me)
October 12 - Well-dressed Poultry sweater vest and scarf (Leslie)
December 12 - Toddler Pullover (Dawson)
December 20 - Blue Tulips Baby Sweater (Hendrix)

Whatever you may celebrate this holiday season, peace and love to you and yours!

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Sweater Love

Y'all know how I feel about the Tulips baby sweater pattern.
Y'all know how I feel about SNA's stilleto point knitting needles.
Y'all know how I feel about the color blue.

It was the perfect knit to end the year.

Blue Tulips Baby Sweater

US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm

Plymouth Yarn Encore Colorspun Worsted

How much?
1.25 skeins = 250.0 yards (228.6 meters), 125 grams

Colorway: blueberry ombre

Purchased at:
Jimmy Beans Wool

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Monday, December 14, 2015

The Dark Time

This is the time of year I'm least enthusiastic about outside of the January/February freeze. Too many hours of dark, but the Winter Solstice (12/22/15) is nearly upon us and then a slow return to more daylight.

In the meantime, there are things to knit! Most recent FO, toddler pullover.

I quite like this pattern, Benjamin. It was that collar that decided me to buy it and try it out.

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I reinforced the seams as kids are hard on collars.

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Just a lovely knit and sweater.

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US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm

Plymouth Yarn Encore Colorspun Worsted

How much?
2.5 skeins = 500.0 yards (457.2 meters), 250 grams

Colorway 7762 Green Plum

Purchased at Jimmy Beans Wool in Reno, Nevada

Now on to the next sweater, the Tulip, as y'all know is one of my favorites.

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