Sunday, January 20, 2019

Playing with Yarn

 I still knit by hand-a dishcloth just rolled out from under my needles!  
A basketweave design of k3p3 for 6 rows and change...
Premier cotton on #6 needles.
 Continuing on my Ribbing Class, I did this sampler of 1 x 1 rib on the bottom 
moving into English Rib followed by Fisherman Rib at the top;
  noting how each rib works at a very different gauge over the same number of needles!
 This stitch is called Waffle Rib;  it looks like a common 1 x 1 rib on the back.
 This is Double Waffle Rib which is the same on both sides-
a real squishy rib and easy to work;
I think this would be a good all over pattern for future sweaters.
 And with my homework done, I did a pinwheel dishcloth with two different colors changing colors in the center so there weren't a ton of ends to work in when I finished the circle!
And this is the first cuff of the mittens but I should've used red for the stripes 
and I forgot to change colors
 and now I have to rip it out so I guess I will have to grin and get to it!

6 comments:

  1. Lovely variety of ribbing - the waffle rib would make a nice sweater.

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  2. Well, better to rip it out now that a few inches from now! Love all the ribs.

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  3. You have been so busy. Love all of your projects, it looks like you are learning so much from your course.

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  4. Those waffle rib swatches immediately took me back to 1980’s leg warmers! 😁

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  5. Wow, those ribs are interesting in their differences. What a wonderful store of techniques you will now have at hand.

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  6. Who knew you could do so much on a knitting machine?

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