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  • November Knit Goals

    I'm prone to being a scatterbrain, so I try to make a short list of things to accomplish each month (lest I have 27 different non matching socks).

    Same as last month: Sleep more. Study more. Knit more. Sleep more.

  • Sweater-a-Month 2008

    Cabled Hoodie: Cascade 220 - Needs seams

    Urban Aran

    Mariah: Ella Rae Classic


    Tubesque: Noro Garden + ???

    CeCe: Silky Wool

    Lucy in the Sky

    Rogue: Handspun - Needs seams

    Elizabeth Zimmermann's Bog Jacket

    Ribbi Cardi: Cotton Ease (Blue/White)

    Ruffled Surplice (spring 07 Interweave): Yard TBD

    Red Carpet Convertible

    Silk Corset Top: Alchemy Synchronicity

    Eyelet Rib Cardi (inspired by Spring 07 Interweave)

    Bella Paquita: Shelridge? Karabella? Sublime?

    A top down set in sleeve sweater (a la Barbara Walker)


    Vintage Pink (Raspberry) Cardigan - FINISHED!!

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Other People Have the Best Ideas

Posted by Amber on October 18, 2006

Check out this nifty adaptation of Tubey.

I really like the idea of using two colors, although I’ve heard mixed reports on the Malabrigo (some say: Pills like crazy, prepare to only wear it once. Others say: Awesomest stuff ever…knit tightly). (Of course, it would be possible to knit it in two colors without Malabrigo, but in a way, I’m curious what all the fuss is about). I could also just do it in one color, but the fake layers are kinda fun. I think I’d make the whole sleeve the shrug color, rather than ‘shrug over shirt’ style. I was also thinking that this could be a fun way to use the patterns for tube tops and tank tops that Interweave Knits publishes (that I don’t make because I don’t wear tube/tank tops).

Also: guess what’s dry!


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