Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Peacock Revisited, wip

- twined knitting and twined intarsia.

Friday, August 27, 2010

One mitten done

... & frogged the peacock back to the cuff.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Monday, August 23, 2010

Peacock wip

... this twined knitting is so stiff it stands up by itself.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Peacock wip

front & back.
stitch patterns from this folder.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Toned down 'Kauni EQ"-look

visited the frog pond today as this 60 st- CO is too wide, 4";
work on 52 sts for a 3 1/2" width.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Totoro wip, overdyeing wool

commercially dyed wool yarn ...

+ food colouring & water
+ vinegar & microwave ------- >

a free Totoro Mittens pattern
by brella on Ravelry, (sign in required.)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

'Kauni EQ'-looking swatch

colour combination needs some tweeking.

swirl pattern from Dale of Norway's Akantus in The Best of Tuir, (Ravelry link,) and
the peacock pattern from a German portfolio,
XVII-XIXc Transylvanian Embroidery Patterns - Folder 1.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Foxes done

unmatched mittens using twined knitting.

used part of a charted design in Celtic Charted Designs.

Monday, August 09, 2010

The Start of the Fox, mittens

- chart from a Dale of Noway sweater pattern,
Fashion Foxes Set
, in
Fashion Knitting 81, February 1996.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010