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Friday, March 29, 2013

Georgie Monster Pattern

I finally finished the instructions for another pattern. You can now make Georgie Monsters of your very own!

The patterns are available for sale in my store or in my etsy shop.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Pink Cable Braid Scarf

I haven't been working on many knitting projects this winter but I did just finish up a scarf incorporating a braid cable knit. I'm still new to cables, but they are fun and add lots on nice texture.  I used a size 5 needle with sport weight yarn. The white was something old in my bag I was excited to use up. The bright pink yarn I picked up at the Bazaar Bizarre holiday fair in San Francisco. It's hard to see but the pink has little sparkly bits running through it.

Here are the basic instructions I used for just the braid cable:

Braid/plait cable
Right cable   panel of 13 sts

6-sts right cable: Sl sts to cn and hold to front of work, k3,k3 from cn
Row 1 (RS); P2, k9, p2.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Row 3: P2, 6-sts left cable, k3, p2.
Row 5: Rep row 1.
Row 7: P2, k3, 6-st right cable, p2.
Row 8: Rep row 2
Rep rows 1-8

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Mail Bunnies

Just in case you weren't getting enough drawings of my rabbits, for the back of my and Alec's wedding announcement I did a spot illustration of the rabbits eating and reading our letters.

Check out the awesome cover image that Alec illustrated for the announcement.