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Knitting Up A Storm!

Monday, June 16, 2008

FO: Green Gable, Long Sleeved
Yarn: Lion Brand Cotton Ease
Needles: 4.5mm Knitpicks Options
Gauge: 4 stitches to the inch. Pattern calls for 5 stitches to the inch
Verdict: LOVE IT!
Mods: Waist decreases and hip increases. Knit long sleeves (pretty obvious!)


Very easy project indeed! I was inspired by Brenda's black inky (ravelry link)- what a copy cat eh?

Want more knitting? I am knitting three pairs of socks for my girlfriend who gave me the lovely table and sideboard. Here is the first sock of the first pair, I am using Austerman Step and what a lovely yarn it is:


I am about to start the heel of the 2nd sock soon. Of course, I forgot my knitting at home, so the heel will have to wait until later. I NEVER leave home without my knitting. NEVER people. First time for everything.

Below are the two skeins I am going to use for her other two pair:

Some Lion Brand Sockease:


and some Arequipa:


Thankfully my girlfriend's feet size are very small, so I can whip these out in no time. When I look at the picture of the sock I can't believe these will fit her, but I had her try it on and it does. Wow. Thankfully she doesn't have giant feet. Whew.

posted by Lisa @ 9:08 a.m. 



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