FOs: Since I haven’t posted in a year, I’m going to be doing some catch up in this section. I finished Xanthe forever ago and Castiel is my most recent FO.
MC1: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Fathom (navy)
MC2: Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in Teacup (speckles on off white)
CC1: Countess Ablaze Tia Merino in Prohibition (pinky lace)
Needles: 4 mm (US 6)
Mods: None that I’m aware of. I didn’t aggressively block the shawl, so the lace portion is not as open as it could be.
Yardage: 1134 yards
Date Completed: 25 July 2019
Castiel Hat by Woolly Wormhead
Yarn: Sugarplum Circus Merino DK in Starling
Needles: 3.5 mm and 3.75 mm Dyak Darn Pretty 3.5” interchangeables
Mods: I would have like to make it larger, but I ran out of yarn. Ideally it would have had 2 or 3 more pattern repeats, but lace is stretchy so I can wear it if my hair is down.
Yardage: 117 yards
Date Completed: 18 July 2019
Bixbite by Veera Välimäki (Knit Stars 2.0 pattern)
C1: Sugarplum Circus Sock in December 2019 (Grey with speckles)
C2: Sugarplum Circus Smooth Sock in February 2019 (Pink with speckles)
C3: Gynx Yarns Strong Sock in Royal (Indigo) (Gynx Yarns is no longer dyeing)
Needles: 4.25 mm Dyak Darn Pretty 5” interchangeables
Breathing Space by Veera Välimäki (links to Ravelry)
Yarn: The Knitting Goddess Wensleydale & Shetland 4 ply in Red (MC) and Navy (CC)
Needles: 3.25 mm and 3.5 mm Tulip 3.5” interchangeables
Yarn: Scraps, 4 ply held double
Needles: 5 mm Tulip 3.5” interchangeables
I have recently being learning how to spin. This is my third spin and my first on a supported spindle.
I’m working on a full size sweater swatch. The colours are a little crazy, especially for a garment. It’s not just a gauge swatch that’s required, but a colour swatch too. Might as well begin the sweater fully prepared to have to frog it all. The pattern is 3 in 1 by Atelier Alfa, the blue yarns are Madelinetosh Merino Light and the speckled colours are Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles.