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Friday, November 25, 2016

Love the one your with

I'm dubbing Jane our Cashmere Queen.  She came in wearing her Easy Folded Poncho knit with Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere (DK: 6 ply, 100% Cashmere, 150 yards). It came out perfectly.

She wanted to confirm where she was on her cashmere Building Blocks Afghan knit with Jade Sapphire 8 ply Cashmere (Aran: 100% Cashmere, 100 yards).

The stitch count was off on Calann's the Waffles Blanket in Plymouth Select Superwash Merino (Worsted: 100% Merino, 218 yards).

She wore her  Poncho Air Lux to a wedding. She looks lovely in it. Yarn: Air Lux (Fingering: 70% Rayon, 30% Wool, 328 yards).

Eileen was off a stitch in her Anemone Poncho. She took it back to a point where the stitch count was correct. Yarn: Artyarns Regal Silk (DK: 100% Silk, 163 yards) and Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins (DK: 100% Silk with Silk-Strung Sequins and Murano Glass Beads, 110 yards).

She wanted to check in that she was on the right track with her Ladies Mermaid Tail Lapghan Cocoon Blanket ~ she was. 

Trammi wants to add waist shaping to her Two-way top. Rather than add waist shaping through increases/decreases, she is going to try changing her needle sizes. Yarn: Anzula Dreamy (Fingering: 75% Merino, 15% Cashmere, 10% Silk, 385 yards) and Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins (DK: 100% Silk, 110 yards).

Allison was ready to graft her Big Fat Stratus Scarf 


knit with Louisa Harding Yarns Amitola Grande (Aran: 80% wool, 20% silk, 273 yards) and Katia Cotton Merino (Aran: 70% Cotton, 30% Wool, 115 yards). 


I love happy knitter faces!

Cindy had a knitting emergency, one of her double pointed needles broke on her baby hat.

Cornelia has worked over the neck of the Azul Poncho is working her way down the other side. Yarn: Rasta (Super Bulky: 100% Merino, 90 yards). 

She's nearly done with it and has begun thinking about what she wants to knit next.  She asked if any of us begin thinking about our next project while still knitting a current project.  Unanimously - yes. This is contrary to the feeling you get when you are reading a book and you don't want it to end.

The difference between Cornelia and most of us seated around the table is that we have more than one project going on at once. I'm always thinking about other projects I want to knit.  The song "Love the one your with" comes to mind. There are times when I can pick up a project, begin knitting, and immediately start thinking of one of my other projects. 

Elena started Linientreu over again, she wasn't happy with how it was coming out. On the plus side, she finished the Two Harbors Poncho.

Book Recommendation: Destiny for the republic

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