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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 pattern and using the wrong color yarn.Holly in CT

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Explorations with i-cord for Mermaid

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 also did a little practice swatch of the collar and…

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Ta-da!

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I-cord drama (and I do mean drama)

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 like Hanne says, on those teeny little needles. So after…

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