Monday, May 26, 2008

Ballband Discloth

This was a housewarming present for someone who lives near fields and water.
I crocheted around the edge. The pattern tends to contract, so additional repeats would have been required to make it truly square.

This pattern could also be enlarged to make place mats.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Mobile post test and knitting update

The sleeves on the sweater will need to be reworked to taper at the
wrist--the ribbing is too loose and flares. I've started a ballband

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Even more top down raglan progress

Here it is, all but the sleeves. I made the "wrong" side the outside and added ribbing at the down raglan

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Top Down Progress

The progress so far, with detail of raglan shaping:


Saturday, May 3, 2008

New Project

I'm using the Bernat soft blue "Soft boucle" acrylic I got in trade for some of my wool to make a top-down raglan/sweatshirt equivalent, using this pattern:
Comfy Raglan from The
So far it's going well. I'm about half way down the yoke. I'm mulling the idea of using a contrasting color--maybe gray--somewhere to give it a little more structure.