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MerryMint Sweater Test Knit Progress

MerryMint Sweater Test Knit Progress

My test knit for a full colorwork sweater is coming along!  The designer, Natalie Sheldon of Remembrances Pottery has named the pattern MerryMint.  It is so much fun and will be available soon.

MerryMint Sweater Test Knit

The body is finished and now I am working on the sleeves.  The sleeves are different but the beauty of this pattern is that it can be make with matching sleeves or plain color or stripes, whatever you like!  

Seeing all the other test knitters color choices has been really fun!  You can make each...


Full Colorwork Sweater!

Full Colorwork Sweater!

If you have been around for awhile, you probably know I LOVE standed colorwork knitting.  It is so mediative to me.  Changing the colors and watching the a pattern magically appear is so fulfilling!  Just.... one....... more...... row!!!!!!!

I am in the middle of doing something out of the ordinary for me.  I am doing a test knit for a very talented friend of mine.  You may be aware of Natalie Sheldon of Remembrances Pottery for her amazing mugs, buttons and ornaments but she also is a knitwear designer.  She creates amazing colorwork sock patterns.  Since I am not much of...


Knitting Experiment Conclusion

Knitting Experiment Conclusion

As you may have read in previous posts, I have conducted a colorwork knitting experiment.  The experiment has not concluded.  And here are the results.

Mothers and August Lilies

Mothers and August Lilies

August Lily

 

 

The August Lily, as I have always called them, connects with so many people.  There are a yearly part of your yard and have been for as long as I can remember.

They magically bloom every August. So it was only fitting that the monthly marker for August be this beautiful Flower.

 

I have received two very special emails about the August Lily, or Naked Lady or Resurrection Lily, as they are also called.  They both touched my heart and I wanted to share. 


Knitting Experiment ...... Continued

Knitting Experiment ...... Continued

So far so good with the Knitting Experiment.  I have finished the colorwork yoke section and ready to knit the body.