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progress on Brindled // free pattern from Knitty Deep Fall 2014 // designed by Wooly Wormhead // yarn is Rowan Finest (extra fine merino, royal alpaca and cashmere) 
BEWARE the purl short-row wraps picked up on the right side  — they look baaaad.  Tips on how to deal with that on my Ravelry project page.
Sep 28, 2014 / 41 notes

progress on Brindled // free pattern from Knitty Deep Fall 2014 // designed by Wooly Wormhead // yarn is Rowan Finest (extra fine merino, royal alpaca and cashmere) 

BEWARE the purl short-row wraps picked up on the right side — they look baaaad.  Tips on how to deal with that on my Ravelry project page.

Sep 24, 2014 / 26 notes

Cascade // designed by Marie Wallin // from Rowan Silkystones Collection // adapted for Rowan shrinktastic Original Denim

This yarn shrinks on purpose, weird but it makes your stitches really pop.  See my blog post for how to adapt any worsted weight pattern for this yarn, and watch it fade like your fave pair of jeans.

Sep 16, 2014 / 173 notes

Oopsies.  Fixing a mistake on my Fretwork Pullover by Shiri Mor, from Vogue Knitting Fall 2014.  These are just woven cords, but the same kind of technique applies to cable boo-boos.  Details on my Ravelry project page.

Sep 11, 2014

Alma // designed by Carlo Volpi // from Rowan Magazine 55 // Rowan Summer Tweed/Kidsilk Haze/Cotton Glace, Berroco Linsey // decided to turn the whole stitch pattern inside out and use the smoother “wrong side” // blog post // Ravelry // Pinterest

Aug 22, 2014 / 29 notes

Sandy /// Design by Marie Wallin /// Yarn is Rowan Truesilk replacing Rowan Cotton Glace /// From pattern book Rowan Studio 32 /// Threw out the sleeve pattern, see blog for top-down pick-up short-row sleeve recipe /// Love the yarn but it is very delicate… file your nails! /// Blog post /// Ravelry /// Pinterest

Aug 13, 2014 / 15 notes

Prudence // Designed by Marie Wallin // Yarn is Rowan Kidsilk Haze // Pattern from Rowan Magazine 55 // Originally one color but I ran out of yarn for the sleeves // Blog post // Ravelry // Pinterest