Belated Christmas Knitting

Belated Christmas Knitting

I have almost finished knitting my planned Christmas (belated now) gifts for my friend B. and her family. I have finished and blocked the lap blanklets for her two daughters. I used the Hourglass Throw pattern by Anne Hanson for each but I knit it with my BFL DK as I wanted something a bit smaller. I used 4 skeins with 1 less repeat wide for the orange one (colourway – Orange Julius) for the younger girl. I used 5 skeins for the...

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My Bel Air Sweater

My Bel Air Sweater

I recently finished knitting my first sweater using yarn that I had dyed. I knit the Bel Air sweater by Anne Hanson of Knitspot using almost 3 1/2 skeins of my Cash Sock in the Caribbean Waters colourway. I love her patterns because they are so well written. To determine which size to knit, I looked at the detailed schematic that is included with this pattern as my first step knowing my measurements and how I wanted this sweater to fit. In the...

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