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Showing posts from October, 2011

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The results of an excited auntie-to-be clicking away on the knitting needles;
Pattern; Shale Baby Blanket by Jared Flood Yarn; 8 balls of Debbie Bliss Rialto DK Modifications; because I was using DK weight yarn instead of the recommended aran weight, I added in an extra 20 stitches when casting on to allow for one extra lace repeat. I continued to knit until I was almost out of yarn. Finished measurements after a good blocking; 80 cm wide x 101 cm long.

Cardigan Pattern; Offset Wraplan by Sara Morris in 3-6 months size. Hat Pattern; Flame On by Jessy Henderson Yarn; Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK. Buttons are from Studio 54 in Blackrock. The flame hat is an ode to my brother (the daddy)'s past like of flame shirts & boots, and of course, a cardigan to match. The cardigan numbers baffled me a bit; the back of the cardigan was much wider than the two fronts combined. The shape of the finished garment seems proportionately very wide, compared to its length. I do like it though, and …