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1  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: The Beginner's Top-Down Raglan (patt. incl.) on: August 06, 2008 05:23:11 AM
I love the color combo on it. It looks fab, but I cringe at the thought of weaving in all those ends. Shivers.

Thanks Smiley

It wasn't too bad; I carried the yarn on the back most of the way. Juggling all the balls of yarn was kind of annoying, though Wink If I had made it one solid colour I'm guessing it could have been finished in half the time.
2  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: The Beginner's Top-Down Raglan (patt. incl.) on: August 05, 2008 09:36:14 AM
My first finished sweater Cheesy

I discarded the first one I was working on and started this instead. Much more me.
It's made of black, gold and three different browns in a very random stripey pattern. Mostly acrylic, but also some merino wool. Hope it will survive if I stick to hand washing.



The edges are just garter stitch. The neckline looks a bit funny in this picture, but it's alright.
I like my new sweater Smiley "Too bad" I'll be going to Turkey for a week and won't be able to wear it Wink

3  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: The Beginner's Top-Down Raglan (patt. incl.) on: July 11, 2008 08:03:05 AM
Howdy fellow craftsters! I'm a long time lurker and knitter but first time poster and still pretty much a newbie to knitting. I love, love, love this sweater though and decided to make this. So I'm casting on now!  Grin

Go for it Smiley
It's quick, fun and delightfully easy!
4  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: The Beginner's Top-Down Raglan (patt. incl.) on: July 09, 2008 09:54:56 AM
Progress Smiley



It actually fits so far, so I'm happy. This is so easy! Cheesy
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: looking for a pattern for a fall sweater/wrap on: July 09, 2008 01:59:18 AM
What about this capelet
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=62184.0

It looks really cute and also warm enough (depending on where you live, of course Smiley)

6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Experimental socks with vertical stripes on: July 08, 2008 02:04:42 PM
Thank you guys  Grin
7  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: The Beginner's Top-Down Raglan (patt. incl.) on: July 08, 2008 12:58:51 PM
So.. hello!

After reading the first half of this thread, I decided to begin a raglan of my own - with cheap acryllic from my stash, as a lot of you guys have done.
I'm using 5mm needles and two strands of yarn. I think it will be too stiff, but only time can tell  Wink

If it doesn't work out, I can always do it over, right Smiley
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Experimental socks with vertical stripes on: July 05, 2008 10:50:48 AM
I really like them! What kind of yarn did you use?

Thanks Smiley
It's some sock yarn (wool, acryllic and nylon) in black and "nature".
I carried the yarn on the back all the way, so they are quite thick.
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: What Do You Listen To While Knitting? on: July 05, 2008 10:36:07 AM
I mostly listen to audiobooks of all sorts - time seems to go faster that way, and if I didn't listen to them while knitting, I'd bore myself to death, I think Wink
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Experimental socks with vertical stripes on: July 05, 2008 10:11:56 AM
I decided it was time that I invented a pair of socks - this is the result:

From the side:
front:

and bottom:
As you can probably tell, they don't make a perfect couple, because I managed to make the stripes match up better on the second one than on the first.
But I really like them. They are very comfortable and fit my pointy feet very nicely.



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