Tag Archives for wraps & shawls

Half Happy

Here it is, in all of its half hap glory. Look at those crazy yarn overs down the spine.

04. June 2013 by Rebecca
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For the want of a needle

The cast-on bonanza bits are chugging along well.  So well in fact, I needed a longer circular needle for the inside out experiment thingie.  I looked in my rats’ nest of circular needles but no luck there.  Then I remembered, … Continue reading

02. June 2013 by Rebecca
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Bertha and Bertha are done

The lovely Bertha twins are done and are off to their new home to warm the wee necks of the hill dwelling children.  My first in-kind trade. This was a great knit pattern that was rendered rather tortuous by the … Continue reading

14. April 2013 by Rebecca
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Bertha, Bertha

There are now almost two Berthas, one red and one purple.  But it is taking soooo long, not because it is a time consuming project (it just flies off the needles), it is just so damn hot.  Too hot for … Continue reading

09. March 2013 by Rebecca
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Bertha is an anemome

It does look a lot like a sea anemone doesn’t it?  The red Bertha Shoulder Wrap is heading to almost done.  I think it would be if only it had not been quite so horribly hot for so long.  Normally, I don’t … Continue reading

26. February 2013 by Rebecca
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Bertha begins

With the dolly clothes diversion done, I was free to return to the path of the orderly knitter and tackle my original project. I have cast on for the Bertha Shoulder Wrap by Vibe Ulrik Sondergaard from the book Labour … Continue reading

16. February 2013 by Rebecca
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Another Snowdropsy

You might have been wondering whether I have doing any knitting on this holiday?  You know I had big plans for lots of socks.  No socks so far, but I have finished another Snowdropsy the COWl.  I have been feeling … Continue reading

22. October 2012 by Rebecca
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Snowdropsy the Cowl

This is a cowl I made for my littlest one, to keep her warm in a European winter. It is called Snowdropsy after the snowdrop stitch pattern that I found in an old Mon Tricot stitch dictionary that my mum gave … Continue reading

19. September 2012 by Rebecca
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Furrow to the Plough

  The cowl for me is finished and I am very satisfied.  The name came to me whilst admiring the lovely textured furrows and ridges made by the knits and purls. It looked like a fresh ploughed field ready for … Continue reading

15. September 2012 by Rebecca
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Cast on for a cowl

    This is the last thing that was on my ‘Must-Be-Finished-For-The-Trip-List’ – a warm, light cowl. I had the yarn, a lovely soft discontinued merino and possibly alpaca in grey from Pear Tree that I bought at the Australian … Continue reading

06. September 2012 by Rebecca
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