Knitting & Crochet

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    Tabora Olympic Suit

    Back in December @NostalgiaRules advertised a Knit Along with two options to knit. Immediately, I fell in love with the 1930s design, with its puffy sleeves, longer length and all of the accessories. (I did also like the other cardigan)! So, of course I quickly signed up! Choosing Yarn I was seeming a plum/burgundy colour for this, even though the original suggested colours were blues, white and red. After a good play with the colours, I settled on the plum, and fell in love with the brick red and, especially the petrol as the accent colour. Eventually, I decided to go with the dark grey for the main colour, instead…

  • Rockin Around Sweater
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    “Rockin’ Around” Sweater

    Well, Poison grrls have done it again, with this fun holidays sweater! So, obviously I had to knit it straight away. Choosing Yarns I couldn’t resist using the tinsel yarn, featured in the sample sweater, and going full sparkly for this project! After a lengthy, but enjoyable, deliberation, I decided on going for a “subtle” combination, with an iridescent white tinsel alongside the sparkly cream. I had thought to use one of the silver shades, for full vintage kitsch, but then I thought about going for one of the pinks – so many of those to choose from. I even wondered about going Snow Queen blue, but I was really…

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    Experiment Notes: This one is knitted in DK held double on 3.75mm needles.Ears, tail are just single strand of DK.Fairly happy with the prototype, however, I might try doing again working flat. I worked in the round for this, but the jog in the stripes showed up (even with slipping the stitch).

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