Mini Argyle Socks
Pattern: Jena’s Knee Socks
Source: Lang Sockology ‘Man’s Knee Socks’ with custom chart based on Eunny Jang’s Mini-Argyle Stockings
Materials: 2 balls Regia Superwash Sockwool (1 each color, plus some scrap Lang Jawoll for cuff) from local yarn store.
Sticks: 2.00 mm Innox double points for cuff and 2.75 mm Brittany double points for rest of sock.
Start Date: February 2, 2007
Finished By: Uh, end of March I think?
Pattern: Endpaper Mitts
Adaptations: Ten rows ribbing at beginning. One repeat of Chart A before starting thumb shaping and ribbing immediately after finished Chart B. Five rows ribbing over hands and three rows over thumb area
Materials: Donated yarn from my brother. I think Rowan dropspun 2 ply (the brown, unsure colour) and Alice Starmore Fair Isle yarn (pale blue, unsure yarn name and color).
Start Date: Mid Aprilish, a Wednesday
Finished By: Saturday (even with reknitting a bunch of times).
Pattern: Icarus Shawl – Interweave Knits Summer 06
Adaptations: Three repeats of Chart 1 and reduced 2 rows of Chart 4 (for yarn conservation purposes).
Materials: 1 ball Cashmere Painted Yarns in French Lilacs by Virginia van Santen.
Start Date: Marchish? Began as Print ‘o’ the Wave stole but lack of yarn caused design change.
Finished By: May 27, 2007
Le’Slouch no. 1 & 2
Pattern: Le’ Slouch by Knit and Tonic
Materials: 1.5 skeins Mission Falls Trading Colours Cotton – color 221 (from the stash)
Start Date: May 27, 2007
End Date: May 29, 2007 (two hats)
Stockings with form-fitted arch
Pattern: Grey and white stocking pattern, Meg Swansen’s Knitting
Adaptations: added striping to foot of sock, grafted toe on inside.
Materials: Tongue River Sock Yarn
Start Date: May 29, 2007
Finished By: June 19, 2007
Deep V Argyle Vest
Pattern: Deep V Argyle Vest
Materials: Rowan Tapestry and Diamond Luxury Alpaca Silk
Adaptations: Followed instructions for size 46" to adjust for gauge differences (really size 38")
Start Date: Juneish 2007
Finished By: August 13, 2007
Sock Blocker Key Chain
Pattern: Sock Blocker Key Chain
Start Date: August 16, 2007
Finished By: August 16, 2007
Le’Slouch no. 3
Pattern:Le’ Slouch by Knit and Tonic
Adaptations: for finer gauge yarn and Italian Tubular Cast on
Materials: 2 skeins Zitron Samoa 42 Red
Start Date: August 12, 2007
End Date: August 19,2007
Squirrely Swedish Mittens
Pattern: Squirrely Swedish Mittens by Elli Stubenrauch
Adaptations: Using Hello Yarn’s inclusion of Swedish Twisted Cast on. Working on 2.00 mm needles to create a smaller gauge to adapt for my hands.
Materials: Briggs & Little Sport in Washed White and Pink and Tongue River Sock Yarn in Sheep’s Brown
Start Date: June 17, 2007
Finished By: October 6, 2007
Teeny Tiny Socks
Pattern: Los Lobe Hose by Carol Breitner
Materials: Regia Superwash Sockwool (unsure about colors, I don’t read German) from local yarn store.
Start Date: October 9, 2007
Finished By: October 9, 2007
Interwoven Cable Hat
Pattern: Interwoven Cable Hat by Amy O’Dell
Modifications: For gauge. I kept the cable section the same.
Materials: 1/2 skein Fleece Artist Sea Wool
Start Date: October 5, 2007
Finished By: October 13, 2007
Pattern: Mitten from the District of Kurzeme following chart 111. Latvian Mittens by Lizbeth Upitis
Materials:Briggs & Little Sport (in Scarlet, Sheep’s Grey, Gold, Rust), Various (Cream, Orange, Red Orange, Deep Red, Green and Brown)
Start Date: October 27, 2007
Finished By: November 20, 2007