The July project for the Boost Your Knitting pattern/technique club is for learning intarsia in the round. For non-knitters playing along at home, intarsia is a colorwork technique where you knit a pattern using one or more extra colors in just one area of the fabric, instead of carrying the other colors along the length… Continue reading BYK Socks Started
I am so close to done with my Ixchel – just a few more inches on the second sleeve to knit! I have 8 more rows of plain knitting, then about 2 inches of ribbing, then casting off. So close! Of course then there’s weaving in ends, and blocking, and very possibly undoing the waist… Continue reading Ixchel – Actual Progress
I didn’t have a whole lot of time to knit tonight, but I did get a little bit done on sleeve #2. Two more rows in the allover pattern, and then I start to do the sleeve decrease and just the arrow and moon pattern down the center of the sleeve. Starting to see a… Continue reading Ixchel – Sleeve #2
Today I got the main part of the body knitting done. I mentioned earlier that for the last design section, I was going to just knit the gold on rows where there were enough stitches in a pattern repeat to make it worth while, and then duplicate stitch in the rest. Here it is almost… Continue reading Ixchel Update
Finally, it is done! Completely finished and done! I was hoping for a scenic photoshoot this weekend, but that didn’t quite happen. It’s hot and raining and we had a kind of a busy one. Maybe at some point when it is cooler I will be someplace scenic with it on and get a nice… Continue reading Glenesk is done!
Well, heading into Wednesday, anyway 😉 Of the three things I have going right now, I haven’t touched the entrelac kerchief this week, though I plan to do at least a bit over the next couple of days. I am well along on the first sleeve of Glenesk There is about 2/3 of the last… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
Gauge swatch – actual footage! After having this pattern in my Ravelry queue for a little over two years, and having the kit for about a year and a half, I’m finally getting around to it! Glenesk is a stranded colorwork cardigan designed by Jade Starmore. My original plan for this sweater was to get… Continue reading At Long Last, Glenesk