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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: "Camouflage" Loop-d-Loop yoke vest jumper on: July 01, 2014 08:21:47 AM
I like the solid green that you added to the bottom!

Thanks meleriffic, it was out of necessity, I didn't have enough of the mixed colour yarn for the whole garment.
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / "Camouflage" Loop-d-Loop yoke vest jumper on: May 12, 2014 06:19:51 AM


I haven't been on Craftster for such a long time, but lurk every now and again.

I'm especially proud of this jumper which came out better than I expected. The pattern is from Teva Durham's "Loop-d-Loop" book, the yoke vest, and I added sleeves by picking up and knitting stitches at the armholes and then knitting in the round with occasional decreases.

The yarn is  the textured King Cole Waves (part wool, part acrylic, part nylon) which I bought lots and lots of in a pound shop a few years ago and didn't know what to do with it. It's really soft and easy to wear, if a little heavyweight.

I'm really pleased with the camouflage effect of the yarn.

Thanks for looking

80schick
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Remembrance Day Poppy knitting pattern on: September 22, 2012 12:53:41 PM


Hello to all my Craftster friends worldwide, I'd like to share with you all my knitting pattern for Remembrance Day 2012.

It's been a momentous year for us Brits with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics, and we have another Remembrance Day approaching when we remember the fallen soldiers and civilians in many wars in our recent and past history.

There is a tradition in the UK of wearing poppies during the months of October and November to commemorate those who have fought for the freedoms that we enjoy today. This culminates in a ceremony on the 11th November at 11am when we remain silent for 2 minutes to remember those who lost their lives in historical wars ("the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month" as quoted by Winston Churchill, I think).

In honour of that pledge, I have designed a poppy to raise funds for the Royal British Legion in the UK, a charity supporting the retired and disabled soldiers who have fought in conflicts for the sake of the UK.

Thank you for your time, and an additional thank you from the Royal British Legion.

Phyllis (80schick)

4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: I love Knitted Skirts on: April 23, 2008 02:19:45 PM
I agree. This is totally beautiful! Well done. I really want to knit a skirt for my daughter. The colours you have used are lovely.

Phyllis
5  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Gathered Pullover? on: March 27, 2008 06:22:52 AM
I'm keen to join a local knitting group. I think that this would be a good project as all my other projects are quite complicated. The endless stocking stitch would be fine while I'm chatting and don't need to pay too much attention. I may drop in some time soon with my progress.

Phyllis
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: A few of my recent completed projects....lots of pics on: March 27, 2008 06:17:51 AM
Just great stuff all of it, I particularly like the skully bag, the cool stitching around the edge, and the lining. Just awesome!

Phyllis x
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: A nice little knitting video i made with my brother on: March 21, 2008 09:59:49 AM
Just great! I watched it twice too.

Phyllis
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: DIY heart on: March 21, 2008 09:55:04 AM
Eerie yet stunning! When the image popped up I wasn't expecting anything quite so anatomically correct.

Just superb though.

Welcome to craftster, we're a friendly and supportive bunch here. Keep posting your projects. Did you design that heart yourself? If so and you are prepared to share the pattern either free or paid, there'll be a knitalong for sure.

Phyllis
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: armwarmer andddd scarf on: March 21, 2008 09:51:12 AM
That is so cool. You've used some really interesting yarns. Did you really make that armwarmer in 7th grade? How old would you have been (I'm British)? Please post your other FOs I'd love to see them.

Phyllis
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Knit Bracelets w/ Buttons on: November 27, 2007 02:17:51 PM
Those are great LaShean. Quick projects are always gratifying. They look really cool. Welcome to Craftster! You'll never leave!!

P x
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