Tag Archive ‘Knitty’


knittedyarns Magenta Frosted Diamonds Shawl Blocked

I finally blocked my Magenta Frosted Diamonds Lace Shawl. Unfortunately, my shawl was more of a rectangle than four sides of a pentagon like the schematic in Stephanie Japel’s Knitty.com pattern. Despite the slight deviation from the pattern, I decided not to re-block it. It took me a while to get the sides straightened out […]

knittedyarns 3 Reasons to Like Magenta Frost Diamonds Shawl

Stephanie Japel’s Frost Diamonds Shawl was one of the Winter 2009 Knitty pattern that I wanted to make. The Frost Diamonds shawl pattern is intriguing since Stephanie Japel applied her skill at making fitted clothes to a triangular shawl which is generally held in place with a knot or a pin. To get similar dimensions […]

knittedyarns Knitty Winter 2009’s Wine Citron Shawl

Knitty Winter 2009’s Citron shawl is a great project! It’s easy to knit regardless of level of expertise and can be made with a wide variety of yarns.

knittedyarns Moss Green Colonade

Stephen West’s Colonnade Shawl from Knitty was on my knitting wish list for a while. This fall, I looked for aran weight wool it required at a number of my yarn stops. The Fleece Artist aran weight blue face leicester I bought at Loopy Yarns was a perfect fit and a helpful member of Ravelry […]

knittedyarns Another Wedding-Related Present Finished!

Another wedding-related gift is finished just under the one year deadline. It’s the grey  ribbon lace scarf turned shawl which is a gift for my sister who was my matron of honor. My sister liked my red and purple  Koigu Lace Ribbon scarf  so I made the scarf 99 stitches wide for a shawl width.  […]

knittedyarns Thermal Scoop Neck Sweater Front Done

My  Thermal Scoop Neck Sweater is making progress. Stitch by stitch it keeps growing. One of the changes that I made to Laura Chau’s Thermal Sweater on Knitty is eliminating the button tab on the Scoop Neck. Since I’m knitting the sweater in two pieces rather than the round, I also  needed to modify the […]

knittedyarns Thermal Scoop Neck Pullover Progresses

The back of the Thermal Scoop Neck Pullover is finished! I am one third of the way done with the knitting (excluding finishing.) This sweater is taking waaaay longer to knit than I anticipated.   Every time I start a sweater, I go through a process of swatching and knitting to get the  size and […]

knittedyarns New Sweater Project – 2009 NaKniSweMoDo

  Have you ever found yourself staring at the yarn you wanted to use but weren’t able to start a project? I’m at that point now in terms of the next sweater that I’m knitting for the Ravelry NaKniSweMoDo (aka National Knit a Sweater a Month Dodecathon). I want to  use the 100% alpaca and the […]

knittedyarns First FO of 2009-Dreaming in Orange Lace Ribbon Scarf Done!

First FO (aka Finished Object) of 2009 is the Dreaming in Orange Ribbon Lace Scarf for my sister-in-law. This scarf took longer to knit than anticipated and I was lucky that our holiday celebration was postponed due to snow. As a result, I will be able to give my sister-in-law a finished, blocked scarf. Knit […]

knittedyarns Dreaming in Orange – Ribbon Lace Scarf Again

The color orange seems to be peaking out this season. It started as more of a pumpkin color which inspired me to knit the Luna Moth Shawl in rust angora (discovered in my stash). Lately, orange making more of a splash in the display windows on Fifth Avenue.  This orange is a brighter color. It’s the main […]