Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Designing and Knitting

 I liked the first mitts I made, the one on the right.  They almost filled the idea that was in my head.  But I tweaked the pattern and yes--This is what I wanted it to look like!  I needed some definition to the point ribbing on the back of the hand.
 And I used the new knitting software I bought and created a pattern for them!  If you would like the pattern for free, just leave me a comment (and email address if it isn't imbedded in your signature) and I will email you the pdf for Pointedly Ribbed Fingerless Mitts!
 I also finished the last of the puppy hats-this one in darker colors to reflect her own dog!
 My FiberBinderClub package got lost in the mail last month but it is finally here along with this month's!
 I hand carded the pygora fiber
and the mohair so they are ready for spinning!
This is what the beautiful sock looks like that I worked on this week!  I got all done and tried it on and it fit perfectly...unfortunately, it is for my daughter and it was not long enough even though the pattern said it was for a larger foot.   I reworked the whole pattern to make it 1" longer and a 1/2" wider so I know it will work when I knit it again!!!  It is all  part of the art!

4 comments:

  1. My talented, productive, and persistent mama!!! :)

    That fiber looks deliciously soft.

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  2. Isn't yarn so forgiving?

    Pygora? Something crossed with Angora?

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  3. Now that fiber looks fun to spin. Still staring at the doll hair...

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  4. You are SUCH a good knitter. If it fit me, I would keep it, buy some new yarn, and knit a pair that would fit her.

    Have a ball with your fiber-binder fluff!

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