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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Anthropologie-inspired capelet + Tutorial! on: April 01, 2008 07:25:04 AM
Thanks Betty Bat! It's good to be back...

I haven't done any design (or imposter) work in a long time...I've spent the past few years knitting other people's patterns...and dyeing yarn sporadically...

I'm still completely amazed about this pattern's success...Craftsters RAWK!
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Anthropologie-inspired capelet + Tutorial! on: March 30, 2008 12:33:48 PM
nice work fenifer! I really like your yarn choice!

Ok, so I joined the bandwagon, and hijacked my old thread back to post an FO (how strange is that?) I decided that the original capelet needed a makeover. In fact, it wasn't really a capelet anyway (by design a capelet is a short cape...since it has sleeves, it is a SHRUG or a BOLERO!)...

Anyhoo,  I gained a few pounds since 2005 (shame on me!), and realized I wasn't going to wear a sweater that showed off my least fave asset (tummy), so I added a LOT of length, and some button bands with the rest of the yarn I bought (in 2005) for this project...

gratuitous blog/craftster bathroom mirror shot

and a side profile

Keep on knitting capelet-sters! FYI, this is the most viewed thread in the craftster completed projects forum (aside from sticky posts)!!!
3  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Double knitting knitalong! on: March 30, 2008 12:21:35 PM
Yes, that could work! Just bind off all of one color, then all of the other, and you have an oven mitt!

I tried my hand at the pattern offered free on knittinghelp.com to learn DK. I used some kind of Moda Dea yarn I picked up at AC Moore for about $2-3/skein. My next DK project will be a scarf for a friend (who loves hearts).

side 1.

side 2.
4  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Cable Luxe Tunic KAL? on: February 11, 2008 02:32:51 PM
me no likey double cable....

but it's always interesting to see other knockoffs!
5  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Cable Luxe Tunic KAL? on: January 04, 2008 09:24:17 PM
wow, absolutely EVERYONE is knocking this off...even Daisy Fuentes for Kohl's !!!  (who knew she had a clothing line? I sure didn't!) It was on sale for $25 in the store, but 100% scratchy acrylic.


6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Anthropologie-inspired capelet + Tutorial! on: November 14, 2007 07:55:35 AM
that would be my blog...

there is a PDF on the site, with the corrected pattern.
7  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Tangled Yoke Cardigan Knitalong on: October 28, 2007 03:47:37 PM
Wow, Landry! That looks AWESOME!

The dark color really does show off the cable pattern nicely.

Good work!!!
8  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Wicked from Zephyr Style on: October 19, 2007 12:07:41 PM
Hi guys. Here's my finished Wicked. Don't mind the random unwoven end hanging from my arm....I used 3 skeins of Brooks Farm Solana purchased at Maryland Sheep & Wool earlier this year. This yarn was lovely, except where I attached a new ball to the left sleeve - the color difference was noticeable. If it's not too warm out, I'll wear it to Rheinbeck tomorrow!
9  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Eunny Jang's Deep V argyle vest on: October 02, 2007 07:30:08 AM
That is weird! My chart A is labeled in increments of 10 rows labeled 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50. It's on page 10 of my pattern. 
10  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Tangled Yoke Cardigan Knitalong on: September 04, 2007 04:32:49 PM
I'm in, I'm in, I'm in!!!

I need a few days to finish Wicked (started way late and i'm doing it w/long sleeves), but I got my yarn for the TYC...recommended yarn and color (how completely uncreative)

Can't wait...

So far all your WIPs are gorgeous Smiley
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