Tuesday, August 18, 2015

2015 Spinning


My finished spinning so far this year....
(left to right, top to bottom)
  1. Ink to Powder
    1. Fiber Optic, Ink to Powder, 50/50 Merino Tencel Blend.
    2. 262 yards, 4 ounces, chain plied.
  2. Kittens
    1. Trading Post Fibers, Polwarth/Silk Blend.
    2.  154 yards, 2 ounces, chain plied.
  3. Waterlilies
    1. Happy Fizzy Yarn, Blue Lagoon, Superfine Merino.
    2. 378 yards, 4 ounces, 2 ply.
  4. Stuff & Fluff
    1. Trading Post Fibers, Merino, Angora, Cashmere Blend.
    2. 230 yards, 2 ounces, 2 ply.
  5. Mint Chocolate Chip
    1. Fiber Optic, once in a lifetime, Polwarth/Silk Blend.
    2.  724 yards, 4 ounces, 2 ply.
  6. Berries
    1. Woolgatherings, Polwarth.
    2.  646 yards, 4 ounces, 2 ply.
  7. Emily
    1. Greenwood Fiberworks, Emily, Polwarth.
    2. 524 yards, 4 ounces, 2 ply.

Periwinkle

4 ounces, Merino top from The Woolery
My first true 3 ply, 368 yards.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

2015 Accessories


My finished accessories for this year...
(left to right, top to bottom)

  1.  May Starshower
    1.  Starshower by Hilary Smith Callis.
    2.  madelinetosh Twist Light, Care, size 6 needles.
  2. Pearl Buttons
    1. Altered cuff from my basic mitten pattern. 
    2. madelinetosh pashmina remnants, size 3 needles.
  3. Dust Bunny
    1. My Dust Bunny pattern.
    2. Knitpicks Wool of the Andes Bulky, Wallaby; and Lion Brand Fun Fur Solid, Black, size H hook.
  4.  Starshower
    1.  Starshower by Hilary Smith Callis.
    2.  Araucania Huasco Botany Lace, Blue Pink, size 6 needles.
  5. Triple Twist
    1.  madelinetosh tosh sock, size 3 needles.
    2. My pattern sample, only right hand completed.
  6.  Ink to Powder
    1. Starshower by Hilary Smith Callis
    2. Modified for worsted weight handspun, notes in my project page.
  7. French Press Slippers
    1. French Press Felted Slippers by Melynda Bernardi
    2. Size small, Patons North America Classic Wool Worsted, Dark Grey, size 15 needles.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Spectrum Wiffle

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/whiffle-bird-3
 One skein of Madelinetosh Merino Light in the Spectrum colorway.
Size 6 needles, my WiffleBird Pattern.

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/whiffle-bird-3
Loved working with this yarn.
Blocked wonderfully....

Monday, April 6, 2015

Happy Easter : )

Added 3? rows of largest sts to my dust bunny pattern  to correct sizing problems.
(held bulky instead of fingering)

Twin Leaf Scarf

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/twin-leaf-scarf
Details have been mentioned before. 
FINALLY Done!
I can't see myself knitting anymore scarves
 unless they are feather & fan.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Periwinkle

368 yards.

My first true three ply, 
merino top from the Woolery.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Gradient Mitts

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/side-mitts
Stash yarn, pattern in my Ravelry page.
Size 8 needles.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Foolproofs

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/foolproof
 Foolproof by Louise Zass-Bangham
Knit on size 6 needles.

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/foolproof
Knitpicks Palette in Pool and Chicory.


http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/foolproof-2
 Knit on size 6 needles, Knitpicks Palette Blue and Rouge.

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/foolproof-2
Love this pattern, 
very simple but endlessly entertaining.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Rose Cardie

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/set-in-sleeve-sweater---adult-cardigan
Set in Sleeve Cardigan by Ann Budd,
 The Knitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns.

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/gizmo098/set-in-sleeve-sweater---adult-cardigan
Knitpicks Andean Treasure in Fog and Rose (discontinued).
Knit on size 3 and size 6 needles.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Mint Chocolate Chip

http://www.ravelry.com/people/gizmo098/handspun/mint-chocolate-chip 
One of a kind Polwarth Silk blend from Fiber Optic...

http://www.ravelry.com/people/gizmo098/handspun/mint-chocolate-chip
 724 yards, 2 ply.

http://www.ravelry.com/people/gizmo098/handspun/mint-chocolate-chip
Almost impossible to photograph to accurately 
reflect the deep colors in this skein. : )