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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

Erie Canal Pathway I

Wordless Wednesday

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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WIP, originally uploaded by onelonetree.

Wordless Wednesday

Week two of our little project (still unnamed):

Week 2: Left

Becca found the 20 note in a book of awesome short stories.  I dug my paper up out of the ground… it’s newspaper that was buried way back when (ok not really that long ago) to cut down on the weeds that would grow through the new beds.  This scrap and another was all that I found in that particular bed.

wordless wednesday

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