Posts Tagged: knitting

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Day 16: Swatches

So, I liked the lap blanket that I finger crocheted a few days ago so much I decided that I wanted to make a full-sized afghan in the same technique and material. Today presented the perfect opportunity to start that

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Day 16: Swatches

So, I liked the lap blanket that I finger crocheted a few days ago so much I decided that I wanted to make a full-sized afghan in the same technique and material. Today presented the perfect opportunity to start that

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Day 15: More Knitting

  Today was another knitting day. Instead of starting anything new (or coming up with anything in particular to make with that loopy yarn), I decided to pull one out of the unfinished project pile. This is just a simple

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Day 15: More Knitting

  Today was another knitting day. Instead of starting anything new (or coming up with anything in particular to make with that loopy yarn), I decided to pull one out of the unfinished project pile. This is just a simple

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Day 8: Playing with Yarn

As a part of this month’s efforts to clear out some of the project backlog, I decided to use up some of the yarn I have stashed. I had seen a Lion Brand Newsletter about Arm Knitting a few days

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Day 8: Playing with Yarn

As a part of this month’s efforts to clear out some of the project backlog, I decided to use up some of the yarn I have stashed. I had seen a Lion Brand Newsletter about Arm Knitting a few days

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Day #6 : Ravellenics Shawl N°2

This is my swatch for shawl no.2 :) The yarn is the same kind as the first shawl, only it’s in pale lavender. I used miyuki seed beads in amethyst lined crystal AB. This combination is what usually found on

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Day #6 : Ravellenics Shawl N°2

This is my swatch for shawl no.2 :) The yarn is the same kind as the first shawl, only it’s in pale lavender. I used miyuki seed beads in amethyst lined crystal AB. This combination is what usually found on

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Day #5 : Ravellenics Shawl N°1

This year is the first time i participate in Ravelry’s Ravellenics Games. What is ravellenics games? well, if you want to know a little about it, there’s a short explanation of it on my personal page. I decided to enter

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Day #5 : Ravellenics Shawl N°1

This year is the first time i participate in Ravelry’s Ravellenics Games. What is ravellenics games? well, if you want to know a little about it, there’s a short explanation of it on my personal page. I decided to enter

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Day #4 : and the test knit continue..

this is the progress i got on day #4 not even close to finish the first half…and to think i have another 2 new shawls coming for this year ravelry’s ravellenics games.. what a busy,busy month! (>_<)

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Day #4 : and the test knit continue..

this is the progress i got on day #4 not even close to finish the first half…and to think i have another 2 new shawls coming for this year ravelry’s ravellenics games.. what a busy,busy month! (>_<)

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Day #03 : working on 2nd test-knit project

Here’s the progress of my 2nd test knit today : still long way to go, hopefully i could finish this on time..

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Day #03 : working on 2nd test-knit project

Here’s the progress of my 2nd test knit today : still long way to go, hopefully i could finish this on time..

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Day #02 : First Test-Knit project, Done!

My first time doing a tes-knit for a knit designer. It’s a crescent-shape lace shawl and on this picture i was just finished the last row of the pattern before bind-off. It’s really fun participating in the test with other

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Day #02 : First Test-Knit project, Done!

My first time doing a tes-knit for a knit designer. It’s a crescent-shape lace shawl and on this picture i was just finished the last row of the pattern before bind-off. It’s really fun participating in the test with other

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Day #01 : Documenting My First Shawl of 2014

This one was knitted late december last year but i could only finished it around mid january this year. Because i’ve been busy with other things and several knitting projects as well, i could only do the blocking process at

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Day #01 : Documenting My First Shawl of 2014

This one was knitted late december last year but i could only finished it around mid january this year. Because i’ve been busy with other things and several knitting projects as well, i could only do the blocking process at

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Day 25

Scarf in progress: The yarn is Poems by Wisdom Yarns.

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Day 25

Scarf in progress: The yarn is Poems by Wisdom Yarns.

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Day 19

I finished the scarf.  I couldn’t convince a human to model it but luckily for me, my cat is always happy to be a model.

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Day 19

I finished the scarf.  I couldn’t convince a human to model it but luckily for me, my cat is always happy to be a model.

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Day #18 : Progress on Lace Scarf

My lace knitting scarf progression after 3 days. the zigzag shape starting to look more defined, and i could really see the motif of the pattern clearly now compare to 3 days ago. i was a bit slower on working

the motif start to look more clearly

Day #18 : Progress on Lace Scarf

My lace knitting scarf progression after 3 days. the zigzag shape starting to look more defined, and i could really see the motif of the pattern clearly now compare to 3 days ago. i was a bit slower on working

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Day #15 : Trying out new lace pattern

i first saw this pattern on ravelry.com yesterday, it was so gorgeous that i have this urge to try to make one. the thing is, i’m not even sure if the owner of the pattern actually sold it, since no

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Day #15 : Trying out new lace pattern

i first saw this pattern on ravelry.com yesterday, it was so gorgeous that i have this urge to try to make one. the thing is, i’m not even sure if the owner of the pattern actually sold it, since no

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Day 12

Today is a knitting day because I’ve been watching subtitled films and it’s near impossible to read and draw at the same time. The yarn is from Wisdom and is called Poems but I haven’t got a clue what the

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Day 12

Today is a knitting day because I’ve been watching subtitled films and it’s near impossible to read and draw at the same time. The yarn is from Wisdom and is called Poems but I haven’t got a clue what the

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TAD13-9: 2 at a Time Toe-up Socks Start

These socks are knitted from toe up 2 at a time on circular needles. Divide yarn to two skeins Start sock#1 with double pointed needles When you feel you are ready to transfer to circular needles, go ahead and knit

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TAD13-9: 2 at a Time Toe-up Socks Start

These socks are knitted from toe up 2 at a time on circular needles. Divide yarn to two skeins Start sock#1 with double pointed needles When you feel you are ready to transfer to circular needles, go ahead and knit

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Day #3 knitting a scarf

well, it’s actually and old WIP project. it has a feather & fan motif, a classic simple,easy-to-remeber pattern with beautiful result (IMO). oh, by the way it’s actually a good trick and diversion i usually did when i started to

feather & fan knit scarf

Day #3 knitting a scarf

well, it’s actually and old WIP project. it has a feather & fan motif, a classic simple,easy-to-remeber pattern with beautiful result (IMO). oh, by the way it’s actually a good trick and diversion i usually did when i started to

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TAD13-3: Dushegreika

Dushegreika (Душегрейка) is a strange garment designed to warm up the soul, literary Soul-Warmer. Men stopped wearing them when they didn’t find anything more to warm, but ladies are still wearing them sometimes. My version of it is a mixture

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TAD13-3: Dushegreika

Dushegreika (Душегрейка) is a strange garment designed to warm up the soul, literary Soul-Warmer. Men stopped wearing them when they didn’t find anything more to warm, but ladies are still wearing them sometimes. My version of it is a mixture

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Day 2: Finished gloves

Finished up my gloves. I got some supplies today, so hopefully tomorrow will start on making some wedding decorations.

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Day 2: Finished gloves

Finished up my gloves. I got some supplies today, so hopefully tomorrow will start on making some wedding decorations.

Thing a day 2

I am trying to get my sisters socks knitted that she requested in October I’m hoping posting my progress on thing a day helps get them done so no more projects get in my way

Thing a day 2

I am trying to get my sisters socks knitted that she requested in October I’m hoping posting my progress on thing a day helps get them done so no more projects get in my way

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Day 1: Fingerless gloves…again?

I feel like I’m getting this year off to a weird start by doing…fingerless gloves. Again. But this time they are for me, and not for a gift. February snuck up on me this year, I’d planned on doing something

fingerless-gloves

Day 1: Fingerless gloves…again?

I feel like I’m getting this year off to a weird start by doing…fingerless gloves. Again. But this time they are for me, and not for a gift. February snuck up on me this year, I’d planned on doing something

Freeform

Work in progress…

This is the piece of freeform crochet I’m working on. No idea what it’s going to turn into, I just love working with the different colours and textures

Freeform

Work in progress…

This is the piece of freeform crochet I’m working on. No idea what it’s going to turn into, I just love working with the different colours and textures

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Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
I decided to use the simplest lace possible for sleeves, to make cuffs stand out. It also creates a nice spiraling pattern when used in circular knitting. Here is this pattern: Spiral Lace.pdf

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Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
I decided to use the simplest lace possible for sleeves, to make cuffs stand out. It also creates a nice spiraling pattern when used in circular knitting. Here is this pattern: Spiral Lace.pdf

Milanese Lace

Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Here is an antique Italian lace pattern decoded. I included two versions: for flat knitting and for circular one. When done circularly, pattern creates nice spiraling effect. Milanese Lace.pdf

Milanese Lace

Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Here is an antique Italian lace pattern decoded. I included two versions: for flat knitting and for circular one. When done circularly, pattern creates nice spiraling effect. Milanese Lace.pdf

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Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Here is one of my unfinished projects: It is made out of leftover yarn and it needs sleeves. I started to crochet some matching blocks to make some progress:

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Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Here is one of my unfinished projects: It is made out of leftover yarn and it needs sleeves. I started to crochet some matching blocks to make some progress:

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Felting

Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Felted and drying now. I sew it temporarily to make sure it keeps shape.

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Felting

Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Felted and drying now. I sew it temporarily to make sure it keeps shape.

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Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Shower Stitch.pdf and Double Wings.pdf

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Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Shower Stitch.pdf and Double Wings.pdf

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Day 17: Fingerless Gloves FINISHED!

They are FINISHED! Yayyy! Now I can do things that are not gloves the rest of thing-a-day woo!

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Day 17: Fingerless Gloves FINISHED!

They are FINISHED! Yayyy! Now I can do things that are not gloves the rest of thing-a-day woo!

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Day 16: tired of gloves yet?

If you’re not tired of them yet, I sure am. This is pair seven, and I think I need to not knit things for a while. Maybe I’ll crochet instead, or go back to my cross stitch. Maybe do some

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Day 16: tired of gloves yet?

If you’re not tired of them yet, I sure am. This is pair seven, and I think I need to not knit things for a while. Maybe I’ll crochet instead, or go back to my cross stitch. Maybe do some

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Day 15: More gloves

This is an old picture, but I’m about here on glove two so close enough. Didn’t get as much done as I’d hoped, but I did knit for at least an hour. Would be farther but dropped a bunch of

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Day 15: More gloves

This is an old picture, but I’m about here on glove two so close enough. Didn’t get as much done as I’d hoped, but I did knit for at least an hour. Would be farther but dropped a bunch of

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Day 14: Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made some chocolate chip cookies for my boyfriend for Valentine’s Day. They are pretty delish. I also knit, but considering the last several days have been pics of my gloves, I figured the cookies are a more interesting photo.

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Day 14: Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made some chocolate chip cookies for my boyfriend for Valentine’s Day. They are pretty delish. I also knit, but considering the last several days have been pics of my gloves, I figured the cookies are a more interesting photo.

shower stitch lace

Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Here is an updated version of the antique French knitting pattern deciphered. This time I included round and flat versions of the same pattern Shower Stitch.pdf

shower stitch lace

Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Here is an updated version of the antique French knitting pattern deciphered. This time I included round and flat versions of the same pattern Shower Stitch.pdf

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Day 13: Fingerless Gloves (yes. again)

I finished one glove, and started the next. Hoping to have them done by Thursday so I can deliver them to recipient. Then I will go back to doing various things and not just knitting.

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Day 13: Fingerless Gloves (yes. again)

I finished one glove, and started the next. Hoping to have them done by Thursday so I can deliver them to recipient. Then I will go back to doing various things and not just knitting.

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Day 12: Fingerless Gloves (continued)

Another day of fingerless gloves, got up through the thumb gusset today. Hands are hurting from the amount of knitting, but I want to get them done. Just have to continue up to the fingers, then I can go on

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Day 12: Fingerless Gloves (continued)

Another day of fingerless gloves, got up through the thumb gusset today. Hands are hurting from the amount of knitting, but I want to get them done. Just have to continue up to the fingers, then I can go on

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Day 11: Fingerless Gloves (continued)

Just worked on the gloves some more today. Not too eventful, but I really want to get them done. The cuff is complete, now I need to get the hand going. hopefully tomorrow I’ll have more time to work on

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Day 11: Fingerless Gloves (continued)

Just worked on the gloves some more today. Not too eventful, but I really want to get them done. The cuff is complete, now I need to get the hand going. hopefully tomorrow I’ll have more time to work on

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Tad 11: Frost Flowers

Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Here is another piece of lace pattern with decoded instructions: frost flowers.pdf

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Tad 11: Frost Flowers

Originally posted on Voidit & FeltIO Status:
Here is another piece of lace pattern with decoded instructions: frost flowers.pdf

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Day 10: New Fingerless Gloves

Started a new pair of fingerless gloves for a friend. Hoping to get through them fairly quickly so I can get them to her before it stops being cold! I put on Princess Bride and knitted away.

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Day 10: New Fingerless Gloves

Started a new pair of fingerless gloves for a friend. Hoping to get through them fairly quickly so I can get them to her before it stops being cold! I put on Princess Bride and knitted away.

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Tad 9: Decoding Antique Lace Patterns

Still crocheting my lace: Started to decode antique French lace pattern: Here is decoded pattern for the top part (not yet visible in these pictures): Shower Stitch.pdf

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Tad 9: Decoding Antique Lace Patterns

Still crocheting my lace: Started to decode antique French lace pattern: Here is decoded pattern for the top part (not yet visible in these pictures): Shower Stitch.pdf