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Koolaid Baby Surprise Jacket

Koolaid Baby Surprise Jacket

Back view, showing color gradations.


Koolaid baby surprise

Koolaid baby surprise

Koolaid-dyed baby surprise jacket with goldfish bowl buttons. In Fisherman's Wool/Lion Brand.


Scribble lace stole

Scribble lace stole

Inspired by Debbie New's Unexpected Knitting chapter on scribble lace. Out of handpainted bulky wool and cotton crochet thread.


Lil juju

Lil juju

From the Anticraft webzine. Snarky thing. Out of Encore worsted and stash wool everything else. And gold lame.


Irish hiking wristwarmers

Irish hiking wristwarmers

In Fleece Artist wool yarn.


Dibs on Ribs Back

Dibs on Ribs Back


Dibs on Ribs cardiganized

Dibs on Ribs cardiganized

Here is the front, showing one side with the tie tucked in and the other peeking out.


Dibs on Ribs back too

Dibs on Ribs back too

Love the back on this sweater. Just be mindful of starting the yarn for the other side at the same color spot so the colors match up when you assemble it.


FBS edging

FBS edging

Detail on my flower basket shawl, Evelyn Clark's design, now available from Fiber Trends, and in the Fall 2004 issue of Interweave Knits.


FBS

FBS

Flower Basket Shawl for me. In Elann baby cashmere, dark plum. Knit with size 8 US, single strand, otherwise following the pattern as written.


Strut Hat

Strut Hat

Crocheted felted Noro Kureyon hat, pattern in The Happy Hooker (Stoller, Workman Press, 2006)


Katia baby caps

Katia baby caps

These have rolled brims to accommodate preemie heads, and then how they grow. Cotton, with ribbon slubs. Can't remember the name of the yarn, but it was Katia 05 and so cute.


Organic cotton tank

Organic cotton tank

From Lil's org cotton xmas present. My own design. Madeira lace edging.


Cloud

Cloud

Hooded raglan. Wendy Unique yarn. Daisy buttons. Just what she wanted. Finished March 2005.


Two strands

Two strands

Made up this pattern from st patterns in Barbara Abbey's knitting book. Which I think is vastly underrated. Two strands of Lamb's Pride, fat needles. About 2 hours to knit. Days to design.


Tale of 2 yarns

Tale of 2 yarns

The faux lopi, of fat French yarn and its American cousin Kool Wool, both made in Italy. For DD1. 2005.


Fleece Artist silk/wool

Fleece Artist silk/wool

My own design. Using patterns from Mary Thomas's pattern book and Sarah Bradberry's knitting-about.com site (the sleeve edging). In Fleece Artist silk/wool.


Flower Basket Shawl

Flower Basket Shawl

Flower Basket Shawl from Fall 2004 Interweave Knits. In indiecita alpaca. Finished January 2005.


Flower scarf

Flower scarf

Angora/wool scarf from Holiday 2004 Vogue Knitting. Finished December 2004.


Felted koolaid purse

Felted koolaid purse

Fishermans' wool, koolaid dyed. Probably strawberry and grape flavor. My own design. December 2004.


Random stripe scarf

Random stripe scarf

Detail of scarf. Random stripes of mohair, angora, rayon/nylon, wool. With long fringe. Completed December 2004. Knit each row in different yarn, leaving about a 10-inch tail on both ends of the row to form the fringe.


Rainbow sox

Rainbow sox

In Lorna's Laces shepherd sport. My own design.


Dangerous liaisons

Dangerous liaisons

Spring 2004. Schachenmyer Goa yarn. Phildar's making it now. My own design. KBTH winner in the way beyond contest, I forget the category.


Swooshy capelet

Swooshy capelet

Inspired by Donna Murphy of Wonderful Town. Out of Phildar, now DiVe Fiamma.


Chenille and wool

Chenille and wool

Toddler sweater I made for the girls. Chenille and wool. I love these fibres together. Briggs & Little and Classic Elite as I recall.


Moo baa la la la

Moo baa la la la

This is a heavily modified Debbie Bliss pattern. Like, um, the yarn's different, the animals are different, the colors are different, the stripes are added, the bottom edge and collar are different. That's all. For DDs. 2001. Out of I think a Phildar superwash and a lot of other scraps of stuff that was not superwash. My kid commissioned the animal choices and places.