Chart 2 of Ashton Shawlette

Jan 12, 15 Chart 2 of Ashton Shawlette

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I am having so much fun knitting the Ashton Shawlette.  My only problem is the summer temperatures here in Brisbane!  So looking forward to cooler weather so I can continue :). I hate frogging so I have put in a couple of lifelines: one at the end of Chart 1 and another at the end of first repeat of Chart 2.  Here is the latest...

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Starting my Ashton Shawlette

Jan 06, 15 Starting my Ashton Shawlette

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A year ago I had planned to knit the Ashton Shawlette but never found the time to start it.  This month I finally found the time to start it and I am having so much fun learning how to knit a shawl.  The pattern have extra information on how to read the lace charts which is ideal for beginners or someone knitting a shawl for the...

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Pretty In Oink Darling Little Peasant Top

Jul 11, 14 Pretty In Oink Darling Little Peasant Top

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I have been so busy that I have not knitted anything since my last post: Downton Cowl.  When Ashley asked for testers for her Darling Little Peasant Top pattern, I jumped at the chance to do some dolly knitting.  The pattern is easy to understand and quick to knit up.  I tested the 14″ size for our two 14″ Waldorf...

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My Downton Cowl

Feb 02, 14 My Downton Cowl

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I have recently joined a small group of ladies on Facebook to do a Downton Abbey KAL (knit-along).  The aim is to knit something inspired by the TV Show Downton Abbey while watching the TV show. I have decided to knit this Downton Cowl by Shannon Cook with Madelinetosh Tosh DK Baroque Violet.  The yarn is so soft and the colourway...

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My Shalimar Yarns Breathless Yarn is here

Jan 12, 13 My Shalimar Yarns Breathless Yarn is here

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Yay!  My Shalimar Yarns Breathless yarn safely arrived from USA.  Now I can finally start my Shawl.  The Shawl I’ll be knitting this year is Ashton Shawlette. The yarn is a 3-ply superwash blend of Merino, cashmere and silk – yum!  The colourway I have chosen to use is Sapote.  For the true colour of Sapote, please see...

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My Carnaby Rabbit

Dec 28, 12 My Carnaby Rabbit

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In 2011, I knitted a Carnaby Rabbit as part of a KAL (Knit A Long) but never got around to finishing her.  The pattern was reasonably easy to follow and quick to knit up.  The only thing I had trouble with is seaming which is why my rabbit was legless for over a year. Today I finally seamed her legs and sewed them on.  Decided not...

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