Mermaid is complete! This is in colourway 5: black / grey / kingfisher. And it turned out beautifully, although I had issues with the applied icord on the sleeves. Which were too long and need to be hemmed anyways, to account for my stubby little arms. More pics here. Best… Read more“My Finished Mermaid!”
Hanne Falkenberg KnitalongDue to personal reasons , I have a Mermaid kit for sale. It is Mermaid #10, slate gray, black and cyclamen. I also have a Skacel wood 3.0mm US#2 ,32″ needle and a set of Plymouth wood DPN US 4, 8″ needles. All needles are new which were… Read more“Hanne Falkenberg Knitalong”
Hanne Falkenberg KnitalongJust a note to the other knitters who haven’t made it to the center gusset on the back. It is not the same color as the gussets on the bottom of the sweater. I made a trip to the frog pond this weekend after not carefully reading the… Read more“Hanne Falkenberg Knitalong”
After all the discussions about the i-cord, I decided to give the different options a try and see what I liked best. In my book, Holly’s suggestion of provisional cast-on followed by i-cord bind-off (especially when started at the collar and worked toward the hem) was the clear winner. I… Read more“Explorations with i-cord for Mermaid”
My Mermaid is done! And it actually turned out fairly well – a first for me in the sweater-knitting arena. Pictures on my blog.
Hey gals – I got gauge last night with the 3mm – hooray! – and was all excited to really get started today. So I started the I-cord on the train this morning and was having a b**ch of a time getting it to be nice and round and even… Read more“I-cord drama (and I do mean drama)”