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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2012 4:40 pm 
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in case i haven't said this already, if you are looking for some awesome patterns,
http://www.purlbee.com/
has some really nice ones (they also have crochet and sewing projects as well for free on the blog. the parent site has patterns for sale but the ones on the blog are freebies). This week I am making some gifts for my translation partner's birthday, and I noticed that everything I am making is from this site- really polished, nice end products that beg you to use the good yarn (i took a special trip today to find a cotton/acrylic blend i particularly enjoy that has the same hand as a weathered old sweatshirt, and a baby-type yarn in black just for this project)

FYI, i am making the floppy hat (baby yarn makes a nice sub for mohair)
http://www.purlbee.com/silk-cashmere-knit-hat/

and yet another bandanna cowl, these things are absolutely amazing, knit up fast and aren't too complicated. i've already made some in raw slubby cotton that i then hand-dyed with cobalt blue, they came out just jaw-droppingly gorgeous.
http://www.purlbee.com/bandana-cowl/

i promise one of these days i will take pictures of all this shiitake. between the scarf race and the gifts i have a lot of things to photograph and add to my ravelry page. (which i update like once every two years)

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:57 pm 
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Isn't the point of no dye lot yarn that it's all supposed to be the same freaking color? I finished the afghan, washed it and laid it out to dry and there are two sections that are ever so slightly lighter in color! Grrr...

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:55 am 
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deearess wrote:
Isn't the point of no dye lot yarn that it's all supposed to be the same freaking color?


Yeah, that is totally a lie, sadly! One I might run into, I'm running out of yarn for my sweater of doom and I still have the border and sleeves to do. :/

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:05 pm 
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maygles: Can you pick up another skein and then just start alternating rows between the new skein and the old one? It works great for using yarn where the dye lots aren't quite the same.


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rohai wrote:
maygles: Can you pick up another skein and then just start alternating rows between the new skein and the old one? It works great for using yarn where the dye lots aren't quite the same.


Yeah, waiting for my order to come in so I can do that! :) Hopefully I'll have enough to finish the body, because I feel like color changes are less noticeable at seams, so it wouldn't be as big of a dealio if it were just on the sleeves/border!

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
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I am so seriously loving this one that's been popping up around ravelry lately. I have to finish this stupid sweater I'm working on, though; it's in fingering weight so it's taking freaking forever. Plus graduate school and the end of the semester don't combine to allow for lots of lazy afternoons of knitting and drinking tea.

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
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I picked up a cross stitch project for the first time in a couple years. Paloma, I blame you. Shooting to finish it for my nephew's birthday in July. It's just the wolve's eyes.

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ETA: I have a much bigger project of an eagle I want to do for my brother's birthday in December, but it's intimidating with all the black on black. I also need to learn how to do a french knot.

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
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It probably does not help if I mention that I have not touched the Morrissey Project From Hell ever since posting about it, now does it?

(I blaim my cat, he jumps on my lap the second I sit down)

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:23 am 
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Paloma wrote:
It probably does not help if I mention that I have not touched the Morrissey Project From Hell ever since posting about it, now does it?

(I blaim my cat, he jumps on my lap the second I sit down)

hehe...not really.

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:20 am 
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pastabake wrote:
I am so seriously loving this one that's been popping up around ravelry lately. I have to finish this stupid sweater I'm working on, though; it's in fingering weight so it's taking freaking forever. Plus graduate school and the end of the semester don't combine to allow for lots of lazy afternoons of knitting and drinking tea.

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Ooooh! Link or name of pattern?

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
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Ooooh! Link or name of pattern?

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/aranami-shawl

(And yes, I can find practically anything on the web. ;))


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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
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Phoenix wrote:
maygles wrote:
Ooooh! Link or name of pattern?

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/aranami-shawl

(And yes, I can find practically anything on the web. ;))


Yay!!

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
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I was not at all pleased with my embroidery job on the pair of mitts I posted recently, so I took it out, and with the aid of the last KnitScene magazine, taught myself how to duplicate stitch. They look so much better now!:

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
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I finished making/writing down my first knitting pattern today. It's a Fishnet Scarf.

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The pattern is on my blog.

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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
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Yay, evolving mittens!

maygles, for some reason yours always remind me of these:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fightin-words


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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:55 am 
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Nice scarf, hayleylujah!

Phoenix wrote:
Yay, evolving mittens!

maygles, for some reason yours always remind me of these:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fightin-words


Haha I just found those the other day!! I really want to make them!!

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Future KAL with me 'n' Maygles!
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 Post subject: Re: The Stitch n bisque Thread!
PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:03 am 
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Finished the cotton vest for my best friend's baby! And it turned out so cute!
(Thanks for the tips about gauge, maygles!)

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super cute!!

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Phoenix wrote:
Finished the cotton vest for my best friend's baby! And it turned out so cute!
(Thanks for the tips about gauge, maygles!)

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Eeeee adorable! I love the shoulder buttons!

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I made a hat!

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Thanks for the praise, kittee and maygles.
I deliberately chose this pattern since it (hopefully) makes getting the baby dressed not too much of a struggle. You just spread the vest out flat, lay the baby on top of it, get one arm through and then do all the buttons.


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KITCHENER STITCH, WHY YOU HATE ME SO MUCH????

i have been thoroughly trounced by kitchener stitch. i looked at the tutorials on purlbee and on knitty, followed them both step by step, and my graft still looks like the continental divide. i am OK with that, but how frigging maddening. it felt to me like i was doing it backwards the whole time.

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KITCHENER STITCH, WHY YOU HATE ME SO MUCH????

i have been thoroughly trounced by kitchener stitch. i looked at the tutorials on purlbee and on knitty, followed them both step by step, and my graft still looks like the continental divide. i am OK with that, but how frigging maddening. it felt to me like i was doing it backwards the whole time.


did you pull it tight enough? poor torque. :-/ i know the feeling.
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Your beard and that hat are happiness!

The beard recently met with an angry pair of scissors and razor, but I'm making another hat that will make up for the beard sadness!

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