Thursday, February 26, 2009

Long time, no Blog

I have been a busy busy bee - both at mothering/wife-ing and knitting.

For the next few days I am going to post a ton, as I have recently been publishing new pattern (or revamping old ones). I am going to do a few posts a day (this will make my life much easier later).

Let's begin: How bout at the top, with a top down beret.

Nah; I'll begin with a stranded fake isle hat.

XOXO Cap: A Fake Isle Charted Hat
Moonlight Stitches Creation by:
Anne Lecrivain-Cozzoli

This cap offers two designs to try out an easy
approach to stranded knitting. Using worsted
weight yarn in a solid and a self striping
colorway, these charts are inserted into a classic
cap for a stunning effect as the self striping yarn
changes color.

Gauge: 4 sts./in in with solid color (MC).

Size: One size fits most (20-22” heads)

Materials: 110 yds of a solid (MC) worsted
weight yarn and 110 yds of a self striping (CC)
worsted yarn (the sample was worked in
Cascade 220 and in Noro Kureyon); US 7
16” Circular needle, US 8 16” Circular needle,
a set of US 8 DPNs; stitch markers.

Note: Fake Isle is really fair isle - but it sounds less scary and is a touch easier because the yarn does the hard work.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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- Laura


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