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Knitting an I-cord provisional cast on

I purchased the Updated Vogue Knitting Ultimate Knitting Book .  Looking at the different cast on methods, I decided to try the i-cord provisional cast on for circular knitting for my Dark Night Rose sweater.  As I wrote in this blog post, the sweater consists of hexagon medallions that are knit in the round from the… Continue reading Knitting an I-cord provisional cast on

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Update on 2018 Sweater Knitting Project

My Dark Night Rose Sweater knitting is coming along slowly.  As I wrote in my post on February 3, 2018, I had hoped to knit 7 hexagons a month.  Well, I certainly did not reach that goal in February.  I only knit 3 hexagon and a half hexagon. So now I have 5 full and… Continue reading Update on 2018 Sweater Knitting Project

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Fingerless Gloves or Mitt Knitting

Fingerless gloves are one of my favorite knitting projects.  Add to that the yarn is from a special trip and I have gloves that I will wear often and memories of a wonderful trip.  The yarn is Koigu KPPPM fingering weight yarn in a colorway that was specially dyed for the Vogue knitting retreat that… Continue reading Fingerless Gloves or Mitt Knitting

My Creative Life · Yarn in my Travels

2018 Sweater Knitting Project

My sweater knitting project for 2018 is this wonderful Dark Night Rose Sweater by Koigu.  In October, 2017 I attended the Vogue destination trip to Ontario where we spent our time with the lovely owners of Koigu Yarns.  At dinner on our first evening, they gave away 3 kits to the participants.  I was fortunate… Continue reading 2018 Sweater Knitting Project