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« on: December 11, 2007 07:11:08 AM »

So, I've been doing a lot of knitting lately (so. much. knitting). Here's what I've come up with.

First, here is my sister's Christmas present. Kristen, I don't know if you read craftster but if you do, no peeking!


First time with cables. Pattern is Namaste from Knitty.com, and the yarn is Knit Picks Main Line. I love pima cotton, it's really shiny. I hadn't done the strap yet in these photos and of course there's nothing in it, but now the strap is on there (it's a six-stitch i-cord.)

Next is my friend Kiah's Christmas present, the Buccaneer's Booty socks from the pattern here on Craftster.

There are two, I promise. I just only have a photo of one of them and I already wrapped them up for gifting. They're done in the recommended yarn (Knit Picks Elements, I think it was). I loved this pattern! First time with Fair Isle.

Finally my friend Jody commissioned me to make her some mittens! This pattern is from http://www.konop.net/lifework/ and I love the way they turned out.


 These are  made with Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in Forest Heather. I loved this pattern, it was so fast and easy. First time with increases.

...can you tell I like trying new things with every project? Cheesy soon I'll run out of new things to try!  Grin

Comments and crit welcome!

oh and here are two pairs of knucks I made a while ago.



 
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sweetcaroline01
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2007 07:40:13 AM »

Wow, you have been busy.  Everything looks wonderful.  The recipients are lucky!!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2007 07:56:14 AM »

It all looks great!  Love those socks.
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2007 11:38:18 AM »

Those socks are so great and i love the cables on your mittens, yum!
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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2007 08:53:58 PM »

Your friends are so lucky!! I really love that scarf.
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« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2007 11:33:57 PM »

Love the cabled scarf!
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« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2007 05:37:07 AM »

Sorry, should have mentioned- Namaste isn't a scarf, it's a bag for a yoga mat. Since there's nothing in it it looks flat and I didn't have the strap done when I took the photo. Here's the pattern:
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter05/PATTnamaste.html
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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2007 06:26:55 AM »

Those mittens rock!
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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2007 10:26:55 AM »

I love them all, but I'm especially drooling over the socks and your cables. Doesn't look at all like your first stab at cables, great job!!
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