Archive - Oct 31, 2009 - Blog entry

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Homespun and Home dyed

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Portland, originally uploaded by elemmaciltur.

Start: 31st January 2009
Finish: 10th October 2009
Needles: 4 mm / 80 cm Addi Lace and 4.5 mm / 60 cm Addi Turbos
Yarn: GGH "Cumba"; 42% new wool, 28% alpaca, 30% acrylic; Colour #001, dye lot #8072271; Used up 7 balls and a bit of the 8th ball in total
Pattern: "Portland" by Lisa Lloyd from the book "A Fine Fleece - Knitting with Handspun Yarns"
Modifications: Lengthened the sleeves and added back-neck shaping to the collar.

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Square Shawl

I finished a square shawl with some Bluefaced Leciester 2/8 from The Fleece Artist in Nova Scotia in the colourway "Victoria". I used 4.5 mm needles.