31 December 2008

Handspun 2008


First hanspun
Pamplemousse en caoutchouc
100% BFL Hand dyed Roving


Steelhead Trout
Ozark handspun silk pencil roving


Tangerine Dream Mistake
Pamplemousse en caoutchouc
4 oz. 2-ply handspun
100% Blue Faced Leicester


Melanie's Birthday Mistake
Pamplemousse en caoutchouc
4 oz. 2-ply handspun
100% Blue Faced Leicester


Light Lolita
Pamplemousse en caoutchouc
4 oz. Navajo plyed handspun
100% Blue Faced Leicester


The White Album
Louet Natural Correidale
4 oz. Andean plyed handspun
100% Corriedale


Mint Calico
loop
3 oz. 2-ply handspun
100% Bamboo Drum Carded Batt


'Dora'
Spunky Eclectic
4 oz. 2-ply handspun
100% Blue Faced Leicester

Finished in 2008


Pink Lopi Raglan
Pattern: Sweater no. 4 from Lopi no. 20
Modifications: Lots of adaptations for gauge (Létt Lopi instead of double stranding Alfoss Lopi)
Materials: Istex Létt-Lopi
Start Date: November 30, 2007
Finished By: April 20, 2008


Handspun Le'Slouch
Pattern: Le' Slouch by Knit and Tonic
Adaptations: Um, handspun anyone? Started with 6 st i-cord and knit down from the top making increases every other row. Alternated the handspun with the Silk Dream every other row to maximise handspun slouchyness.
Materials: 1 skein Lang Silk Dream, 50 grams Handspun from Ozark Handspun 100% Silk roving
Start Date: March 23, 2008
End Date: April 12, 2008


Such Great Heights Socks
Pattern: No-brainer toe-up socks
Materials: Noro Kureyon Sock
Start Date: May 31, 2008.
End Date: July 10, 2008.


Unfortunate Crosswalkers
Pattern: Crosswalker Socks by Emily B. Miller
Materials: Trekking XXL 193 - Sad Charlie Brown stripes (lot 5396)
Start Date: August 26, 2008
End Date: September 25, 2008

Baby Girls are more Fun to Knit for


Raspberry Beret
Pattern: Gwen Slouchy Beret by Lauren Nell
Materials: Louet Gems Sport Wt. Burgundy
Start Date: November 8, 2008
End Date: November 10, 2008
Modifications: Added i-cord nipple to the top as requested


Random Sock Generator
Pattern: Um, boring toe-up socks but with colour changes?
Materials: 10 mini-cakes=1 ball of Opal sock yarn, but with crazier colours
Start Date: July 13, 2008.
End Date: December 6, 2008.


Jelly Bean Scarf
Pattern: Feather and Fan (4 stitch garter version)
Materials: Part of 8 skeins of mostly Alpaca yarns: Berroco Ultra Alpaca, Ultra Alpaca Light, Louet Gems Sport, Susan Andrews Collection Warani
Start Date: December 2, 2008
End Date: December 10, 2008
Modifications: Well, kind of my own invention really

Frogged in 2008



Adult Surprise Jacket
Pattern: Adult Surprise Jacket - Elizabeth Zimmerman
Inspiration: Brooklytweed and Hello Yarn, her BSJ and Mirah's first orange garter stitch scarf
Materials: Noro Silk Garden
Start Date: May 31, 2007


Sideways Pullover
Pattern: Sideways Pullover by Mari Lynn Patrick from Interweave Knits Winter 2004
Modifications: For smaller gauge yarn.
Materials: Briggs & Little Regal in Fundy Fog
Start Date: November 17, 2007

Noro Wrap Cardigan