Sock-it-2me's blog

Antique Knitted Lace

I am in total awe of this piece of knitting. It was made my German/Swiss grandmother's sister in the 1930's. What is amazing is the size of the thread.....it is probably finer than size 40 crochet cotton.
I don't think that my hands or eyes would ever be capable of attempting this !

Shetland Fair Isle Pullover

This is a fair isle pullover that I designed and knit from Jamieson & Smith's Shetland on US#4 needles. I used about 30 different colors throughout, but only two at a time per round. Neck and armholes were secured and cut in the traditional method. All the color changes really kept my interest, so I finished it in week!

SUN RAY TABLECLOTH

This is Marianne Kinzel's "Sun Ray" pattern from her "First Book of Modern Lace Knitting". I made it in 100% linen on US #4 needles.
The first half goes quickly, the last bit, not so much!

one more try !

Picture??

Circular fair isle yoke pullover picture

Giving this another shot!

Circular Yoke Fair Isle

I designed and knit this pullover last month. Wool is Knit Picks "Palette", used US # 4 needles. Knit from bottom up...body and sleeves connected and finished with yoke. I love it when all the math works out right and the visualized design becomes reality!

Sweater Picture

Here is a picture of sweater. Did not attatch first time!

Oldie, but Goodie !

I designed and knit this sweater 30 years ago. I was exploring the Nordic tradition, so this was knit in the round with cut steeks for the sleeves. I added the red hem facings to add a secret dash of fun and pazazz! This was a "cropped" style which a big departure from the long and loose sweaters that I was making at that time. I wore this yesterday and received raves and compliments.

Wingspan

Here is my version of "wingspan" using 60 st instead of 90. Yarn is Crazy Zauberball, color 1702 ombre.

SHOW AND TELL !

I have posted lots of pictures of my knitting on Facebook ,if you care to view.
https://www.facebook.com/eric.derienze/photos_stream

As you can see, this is my passion!

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