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I Finished a Thing!

I finally finished the tuck stitch cowl that I started in September in the Tuck Stitch class with Nancy Marchant.  It turned out OK!

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The stitch patterns in the top and bottom sections were Step Gable Tuck stitch and then the B version (color dominance variant of the same thing) in the middle. It’s not perfect – there are one or two areas where I was experimenting with what would happen if I slipped the stitch knitwise instead of purlwise and vice versa.  And then I didn’t go back and redo those areas. So the stitches interact and cross differently here and there.  But I don’t think it’s anything the proverbial horseman would notice, so I left it.

The yarns are A Tree Hugger’s Wife DK in charcoal, and Freia sport in the Vamp gradient.  I used about half of each ball doing this, and am casting on a second cowl in a different tuck stitch pattern with the rest! I want to make sure I get some good practice in so that I will remember what I learned a bit better.

One of the great things about these two stitch patterns is that they look just as good on one side as they do on the other:

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It just feels like so long since I finished anything that it is a big thrill, even though it’s just a cowl 🙂  What’s on your needles right now?

8 thoughts on “I Finished a Thing!

  1. Each finish is worthy of a celebration!! No matter the size, it’s the finishing that counts. Love the cowl, can’t wait to see what the next one looks like. Nancy did a sweater in teals that I just adored, never got up the nerve to make it myself.

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