It’s been forever since I’ve updated. Logging in I realized I hadn’t posted to let you guys know I’ve moved to blogspot. You can now find me at should-be-knitting on blogger.  At present I’m mainly blogging at list makers anonymous (yay new years project!) but should be back at should be knitting soon.

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Wordless Wednesday

Here’s another recently completed project….still trying to get used to my new camera lenses 🙂  A rough pattern’s is at the bottom of the post.

With worsted weight yarn, cast on 36st (if using 36 st use size 5 needles otherwise (size 4 needles) cast on 40 or 44 adding the stitches to the stockinette portion of the lace pattern)

st st for 2”
start lace pattern (reverse for second arm warmer):
row 1: k2 p1 k2 p1 yo ssk p1 k2 p1 k2 p1 yo ssk p1 k remainder of row.
row 2: knit and purl when appropriate
row 3: k2 p1 k2 p1 k2tog yo p1 k2 p1 k2 p1 k2tog yo p1 k remainder of row
row 4: same as row 2
row 5: same as row 1
rows 6-10: knit and purl when appropriate
repeat until piece measures around 8” ending on row 10

st st for another inch. bind off. seam leaving a gap for the thumb. weave in ends.

crochet picots along the bottom edge (in first st sc, ch 3, sc in next st, continue joining with a slip stitch into the first st)

optional shaping:
decrease 4st at 3” and increase 4st at both 5” and 6”

— for personal/charity use only

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Wordless Wednesday

I haven’t felt much like writing lately.  I’ve either been really busy or totally uninspired.  I’m hoping to have a bunch of photos done up for Monday as Memorial Day’s the official start of summer around here.  Until then this little guy’s going to hang around and keep an eye on things 😉

No WW for me today, just not feeling like it.  So instead I bring you some photos of my latest mini project.  Pattern on Rav (blogger link).  It all started with an obsession with crochet thread….

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Wordless Wednesday- May 12th, originally uploaded by onelonetree.

Wordless Wednesday