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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Enid (or something like it) on: April 15, 2008 07:11:52 AM
It's great. I can imagine it would take a year, it'd probably take me about the same time. It's wonderful though.

I clicked on your blog and saw that picture of you cutting it for the zipper. So scary! Is that usually how people do zippers?

This pattern called for a steek. I don't think you have to do it that way. But it's a nice way to knit a cardigan since you are knitting in the round you don't ever have to purl. I really enjoyed this and will eventually try another similar pattern, maybe one with bigger needles!

Thanks all for your nice comments. Even though this took me over a year to make, my actual knitting time on it was just a couple months. The endless knitting St st on size 4 needles in dark brown made me a bit crazy and I put it a way for a year. It's definitely one I had to come back to but I'm sure glad I did.  Wink
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Enid (or something like it) on: April 14, 2008 03:31:45 PM
Hi, I've been knitting on this sweater for over a year now. I finally picked it back up and had it finished within two weeks. It's like knitting a sweater in no time at all, except it was a really long time.





The pattern: Enid IK
The Yarn: Reynolds Whiskey
The needles: US 4 addi turbos
The mods: I changed the yoke pattern to my own ring pattern. I also added a zipper instead of a button band. More pics on my blog: http://knithole.blogspot.com

3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Juju on: April 03, 2008 04:57:23 PM
Thanks everyone! They are really a quick and simple knit. I would recommend this pattern to all knitters even the brand new knitters!



4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Juju on: April 01, 2008 09:18:42 AM
I just finished these. They are really cute and fun to knit.

pattern: Juju
from: Knitty
yarn: Crystal Palace Bamboozle



more details and pictures on my blog: http://knithole.blogspot.com/2008/04/juju.html
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / A February Baby Sweater on: March 31, 2008 09:14:46 AM
In March!

Details: Elizabeth Zimmermann's February Baby Sweater
           Dream in Color Classy: Happy Forest
           US 7 circular needles
           knit all in round




more details and pictures on my blog: http://knithole.blogspot.com/2008/03/february-sweater-in-march-almost-april.html
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: skully fake isle on: December 07, 2007 09:58:47 AM
yes i had a similar question...as i am also interested in making this with the skulls. also when i made my fake isle hat it came out really pointy. yours looks nice and round. also did you make the bigger size?

I think I made the bigger size, but I used Noro silk garden so my guage was a little smaller. I also used Frog Tree Merino for the white CC.

Hope that helps.

roe
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: skully fake isle on: December 07, 2007 09:55:50 AM
Roe,
I was wondering if you had to tweek the chart any to get it to fit?  If I counted right the skull is 17sts wide by the original is only 12.
Thanks,
Ellen

I just took out the spaces so there is only one space in between each skull. That's it. It should work if you do that.

roe
8  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Tangled Yoke Cardigan Knitalong on: November 01, 2007 11:37:34 AM
Well done Landry! I love it.


9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: skully fake isle on: October 25, 2007 09:53:12 AM
Long time lurker-first time poster and I couldn't resist this hat.  It's my second attempt at fair isle and kind of a variation on a theme at the top.  I loved knitting it. Very easy and super fast. Thanks for the inspiration Roe!

Photos of my hat are here
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/medium/Photo_78.jpg
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/medium/Photo_76.jpg

I love it! Great colors too!
10  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Tangled Yoke Cardigan Knitalong on: October 22, 2007 11:55:32 AM
Wow Landry, yours is beautiful. I'm gealous about your color choice. I'm using what I had in my stash, Watery- Rowan Felted Tweed, but seeing yours is making me wonder if I should have gone all out and got a different color.

love it!
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