Tag Archives for Sweaters

Talisman

It is done, done, done! The interminable sweater is finished, just in the nick of time for My Sister’s Knitter’s Get-It-Done-KAL which finishes at the end of this month. Phew! It has been named Talisman for the magical ability it … Continue reading

31. August 2013 by Rebecca
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On the tram

I am getting closer to finishing this thing.  Sleeves and body are united and I am working on the yoke.  I am taking it everywhere with me…sometimes just for the outing! It was my only companion on this occasion.

25. August 2013 by Rebecca
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Baby Lottie

This is the second garment I entered at the Wool Show. I’ve called it Baby Lottie because, well, I am a desert of ideas right now. It does kind of capture the scandawegian look I was going for though. There … Continue reading

29. July 2013 by Rebecca
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Autumnal Nostalgia

Yes, I know it is technically winter, Solstice in fact, in Melbourne but you know how crazy our weather is.  Our apricot tree has only just realised that it is or was Autumn and dropped its leaves. And with the ensuing … Continue reading

22. June 2013 by Rebecca
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A Bon Voyage Thrill

Oooo a thrill for me – a pic of the last minute cardigan I knitted just before we left, has been included in the November Newsletter of Twist Collective, the publishers of the Praline cardigan pattern. Scroll down, down, down … Continue reading

04. November 2012 by Rebecca
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Just in time and all in good time

Praline was finished the day before we left for the UK.  I blocked it the night before.  I have never knit so hard in my life.  Thank goodness I volunteered to take my oldest and his friend to a circus … Continue reading

06. October 2012 by Rebecca
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Praline unfolds

The last minute knitting frenzy continues with ten days to lift off.  It is a truly lovely pattern.  The stitch decreases and increases are elegantly planned, almost hidden in the clever maintenance of the birds pattern.  I am keen to … Continue reading

19. September 2012 by Rebecca
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Am I mad?

With two and a half weeks to blast off – am I mad to cast on for another project?  Can I possibly finish a cardigan in this time. The desire is strong.  The time is short. The pattern is selected. … Continue reading

16. September 2012 by Rebecca
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