Tag Archives: stripes

Sock Yarn Leftover Half Granny Square Shawl

7 Feb

My half granny square shawl is finished and I love it! It’s really bright, which is the main reason why I love it! I added a border to it, instructions can be found here.

2 Very Bright Projects in Progress

3 Feb

A little status update from my ASJ, I’m getting there, slowly…

And, yesterday, I started a very simple crochet shawl to use up all my leftover sock yarn:

An Adult Surprise Jacket

24 Jan

After knitting several Baby Surprise Jackets (also known as BSJ), the famous pattern by legendary knitter Elizabeth Zimmermann, I decided to knit an adult version for myself, the Adult Surprise Jacket (ASJ).

Here’s my latest BSJ, obviously for a baby girl:

I found a great deal on a box of 20 skeins of different colours of the same yarn, which I decided to use for my ASJ:

And, here’s my progress so far, bright!!!

The Shawl Collection

22 Nov

I decided to sell 4 of my shawl patterns as a set, The Shawl Collection. It is composed of the Ederra Shawlette, the Sunkissed Shawl, Twirly Wrap and the Agate Capelet.

The set costs $10.00

Ederra Shawlette and Mittens Set

8 Nov

Ederra is a set composed of a shawlette and matching mittens featuring a lot of texture. It works best with two colours that have a strong contrast.

Difficulty
Easy for the shawlette, intermediate for the mittens

Yarn

Shawlette:
Colour A: 260m/285yards
Colour B: 146m/160yards
Mittens:
Colour A: 200m/220yards
Colour B: 91m/100yards
of sock yarn
Shown in Wollmeise, colourway Spice Market (A) and Sandnes Garn Lanett, colourway Cream (B)

Notions
Needles
Shawlette: 4.0mm/US6 circular needle
Mittens: 3.0mm/US 2½ circular needle/DPNs
or size needles needed to obtain gauge
Accessories: 1 darning needle, 2 stitch markers


Necessary Skills

YO, K2tog, Kfb, P2tog, Knitting in the rd, P2tog, picking up sts, M1

Gauge
Shawlette: 20 sts x 46 rows / 10 cm – 4″ in garter stitch
Mittens: 28 sts x 56 rows / 10 cm – 4″ in garter stitch

Sizes

Shawlette: One size fits all
136cm wide x 56cm tall (blocked)
53.5″ wide x 22″ tall
Mittens: Women: one size fits all

Pattern for the set costs: $7.00

Each pattern can also be bought individually:

Mittens: $4.00

Shawlette: $4.00

The Ederra Shawlette is also part of The Shawl Collection.

Here, you can see other versions on Ravelry:
Mittens
Shawlette

Ederra Shawlette/Mittens Set is Up for Testing

18 Oct

I’m glad to announce that the Ederra set is now ready to be tested. Which means that the patterns should be available in about 10 days or so. Stay tuned…

First Ederra Mitten is Finished

12 Oct

I decided to make them really close fitting mittens as I really like how it looks and feels on the hand. Here are some pictures of the completed mitten

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