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Jan 27, 2013 16:21:16   #
piecemaker
 
These are some of my recent projects. The sweater/shrug is a pattern recently posted on here from Annies Attic called Rococo Shawl Knit Pattern. I used Cascade 220 yarn in a multi color together with a gold on size 17 needles. It was easy to do and I love wearing it.

The Owl fingerless mitts I made for my best friend. I surprised her for her 50th birthday by flying to MN to see her and while we were out fabric/yarn shopping, we are both quilters, we saw this pattern and I told her I would make them for her. I also made the coffee cup cozies to match.

The Ridgewood Shawlette was a craftsy mystery KAL and I loved it. I have been knitting since I was about 14, now almost 50, but I have only knit basic dishclothes and scarfs just your basic knit and purl. A couple of years ago I decided I wanted to make socks so I did, got stuck on the heel so I sought help from my lys and am now on my 3rd pair. I took to dpn right away. I learned so much doing this shawlette. It was my first time doing cables, first time doing lace and first time adding on a knitted border. I tend to be a little OCD so I did start over about 8 times before I finally got it along with some frogging but now I am a better knitter because of it. Craftsy has a new mystery KAL starting in Feb. My yarn has arrived and I can't wait to learn something new. I really want to learn to read charts and make some of Dee's beautiful shawls. I have all the patterns it's just a matter of picking which one. They are all so pretty.
Side view of the Rococo Shrug

Me wearing the Rococo Shrug

Owl fingerless mitts and coffee cup cozies

Mystery KAL Ridgewood Reversible Shawlette

 
Jan 27, 2013 16:22:48   #
Gypsycream (a regular here)
 
Lovely, especially love the shrug, good for this weather and keeping your back and shoulders cosy.
Jan 27, 2013 16:24:36   #
redcaboose1708
 
Very Nice ! I have also seen a pattern for an OWL sweater made the same way you made the finger-less mittens. The sweater pattern was on Raverly.
Your Shrug is awesome...love the colors ! You are very talented.
Jan 27, 2013 16:31:07   #
HappyKnitting
 
Everything looks great, but i especially love your shrug
Jan 27, 2013 17:09:44   #
CraftyKatie
 
Great job! Love the shrug!
Jan 27, 2013 17:25:15   #
kiwiannie
 
All are very pretty,your shug is awesome as are your owls.
 
Jan 27, 2013 22:25:12   #
maryrose
 
everything very nice knitting!
Jan 28, 2013 07:58:09   #
KnitnNat (a regular here)
 
Great work! Is the gloves pattern on raverly? Trying to post from my nook
Jan 28, 2013 08:04:18   #
Brianna9301
 
Lovely work :)
Jan 28, 2013 08:14:26   #
louisezervas (a regular here)
 
Everything is so beautifully done. I especially love the owl mittens.
Jan 28, 2013 08:32:56   #
Mevbb
 
Especially love the shrug. Is that pattern available? Would love one for myself.
 
Jan 28, 2013 09:37:46   #
chorister
 
I love them all.
Jan 28, 2013 10:08:41   #
AmyKnits (account disabled)
 
All well done. My favorite are the cute owl mitts.
Jan 28, 2013 10:42:16   #
Lalane
 
Beautiful work, they are all gorgeous.
Jan 28, 2013 10:44:40   #
Mevbb
 
Mevbb wrote:
Especially love the shrug. Is that pattern available? Would love one for myself.


Just ordered the shrug. Had a little trouble finding it on the website. I am excited to start.
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