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Finally finished !

After about four years I've finally finished this Shetland shawl. The pattern is A Knitted Veil from Victorian Lace Today, the yarn is a natural coloured laceweight wool from the Melanian Sheepgrowers in Western Australia, it measured out at 70cm x 207cm.

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Christmas greetings

Happy Christmas, New Year and Holidays to all who celebrate them.

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Guernsey scarf/wrap

Jared Flood has created this pattern using a number of guernsey stitches linked together with a few rows garter and purl rows. I used an 8ply New Lanark wool from Scotland instead of the 10ply worsted yarn suggested, and a 5mm needle. The wool was coarse to knit with but softened up nicely after soaking. Blocked size is 36cmx188cm (14"x74")

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Clive's gansey

My partner Clive knitted this Elizabeth Zimmermann Gaffer's Gansey for himself in 8ply (DK)wool using 3.25mm needles. He is not a member of MWK so asked me to put it in my blog.

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Rock Island designed by Jared Flood (Brooklyntweed)

Just off the blocking wires is this triangular shawl designed by Jared Flood. I used 4 strands of ColourMart cashmere/linen 40/60 2/62NM very fine laceweight, the colour is lapisazzulo and the needle was a 4mm circular with wooden tips. The size was 127cm x 94cm (50" x 37") The edging was knitted first and then stitches picked up to knit the body of the shawl.

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EZ's Seamless Hybrid Sweater

Recently I finished EZ's Seamless Hybrid Sweater using four skeins of Briggs & Little sport weight wool in Fir Green 63 on 3.5mm circs, knitted from the bottom up in the round.

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Lilac Leaf Shawl

Just finished for a dear friend Libby is the Lilac Leaf Shawl from Knitted Lace of Estonia by Nancy Bush.

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WKIP Day

In Sydney yesterday we had almost 130 people at the WKIP Day function. Competitions, door prizes, raffles, knitting and good company, a great way to spend a winter Saturday afternoon.

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Knitting diet

Knitter's elbow! What pain in the butt. This developed a couple of weeks ago as I was trying to finish a couple of projects before the end of the year.

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Sea Lace Necklace

The Sea Lace Necklace designed by Sarah Pundersson is knitted in Habu Textiles Wool & Stainless Steel, a purple colour, red beads and green/blue beads have been knitted in. Needles 2.25mm.

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