Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Wavelength Scarf

Ta Da! Finished my wavelength Scarf. I was calling it the Chain Letters scarf, but after looking and Lime and violets site, I realized that it's called the Wavelength Scarf. It came out really pretty after blocking. I wore it to the State Fair today and got several compliments.

Friday, August 22, 2008

chain scarf

I fianlly found and started on the perfect project for this yarn. The yarn is a beautiful self striping sock yarn called sKNITches Syncopation from The Simply Socks Yarn Company. Here is a link to their store. http://simplysockyarn.typepad.com/simply_socks_yarn_co/ Thanks a bunch guys! The pattern is crocheted and is called chain Letters. the link for the pattern is here http://www.limenviolet.com/blog/?p=3479 I'm going to have to try it in the Noro next. Have a great day. Debbie

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Pipe Dreams and Purling Has a Contest for a great cause

Hi everyone - just came across this wonderful site - Melinda of Pipe Dreams and Purling Plans is having a contest for a cause: the 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk, in honor of her mother.Her story and contest details are on the contest post. Basically, for every $10 donation to her walk, you get an entry into a drawing for fabulous prizes, including a copy of the hard-to-find Poems of Color book and Brooks Farm Primero. She has a separate drawing (for a $30 gift certificate to the yarn store of your choice) for everyone who spreads the word by blogging about her contest.Please Help by Donating.Deadline: October 7, 2008

And now for another contest - check out this great blog http://fibreholic.blogspot.com/2008/08/its-my-second-blogiversary-contest.html
It's a contest to celebrate her 2 year blogiversary and it soounds like she has some great prizes. Deadline is August 21.

Monday, August 18, 2008

Scout's Swag Contest

Scout is running a contest to spread the word about The Red Scarf Project, which collects hand-knit red scarves to distribute to college-bound foster children. Scarves are collected September-October and sent to the students as Valentine's Day care packages. Way to go Scout = this is a very worthwhile charity.

Here is another contest - http://maryinredshoes.blogspot.com/2008/08/one-year-one-month-one-day-blogiversary.html Check it out - she has some great prizes!

Wow - today is get the word out day - check out http://darcyknottyknitter.blogspot.com/2008/08/drawing-for-cat-cable-needle-necklace.html
I adore her cable needle necklaces.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Another contest

Check out this site I found - she has some amazing hand dyed yarn, and the best part to get the word out, she giving some away.!!


Great Job Chrissy!

Monday, August 11, 2008

Free bookmark pattern - Lemoncello

The Yahoo group Bookmarks KAL that I belong to is having a creativity contest to design a bookmark and this is what I came up with. TaDa!! My first pattern.


yarn: I used Elmore Pisgah Atricle 960 Perle Cotton Size 5 color Lemon

needles Size 1

It came out a little small, if you want it bigger, you could either do another repeat of the pattern or you could use larger needles and or yarn.


B2 is 2 border stitches - I used garter st

K2tog - Knit 2 together

SKpo - slip 1 as if to knit, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over

YO yarn over

CO 11

Border Knit 4 rows


Row 1 (RS): B2, P5, K2tog, YO, B2

Row 2(WS): B2, P2, K5, B2

3: B2, P4, K2tog, YO, K1, B2

4: B2, P1, K1, P1, K4, B2

5: B2, P3, K2tog, YO, P1, K1, B2

6: B2, P1, K1, P2, K3, B2

7: B2, P2, K2tog, YO, K1, P1, K1, B2

8: B2, P1, K1, P1, K1, P1, K2, B2

9: B2, P1, K2tog, YO, P1, K1, P1, K1, B2

10: B2, P1, K1, P1, K1, P2, K1, B2

11: B2, K2tog, YO, K1, P1, K1, K2tog, YO, B2

12: B2, K1, P2, K1, P1, K1, P1, B2

13: B2, K1, P1, K1, P1, K2tog, YO, P1, B2

14: B2, K2, P1, K1, P1, K1, P1, B2

15: B2, K1, P1, K1, K2tog, YO, P2, K2

16: B2, K3, P2, K1, P1, B2

17: B2, K1, P1, K2tog, YO P3, B2

18: B2, K4, P1, K1, P1, B2

19: B2, K1, K2tog, YO, P4, B2

20: B2, K5, P2, B2

21: B2, K2tog, YO, P5, B2

22: B2, K6, P1, B2

23: B2, YO, SKPO, P5, B2

24: B2, K5, P2, B2

25: B2, K1, YO, SKPO, P4, B2

26: B2, K4, P1, K1, P1, K2

27: B2, K1, P1, YO, SKPO, P3, B2

28: B2, K3, P2, K1, P1, B2

29: B2, K1, P1, K1, YO, SKPO, P2, B2

30: B2, K2, P1, K1, P1, K1, P1, B2

31: B2, K1, P1, K1, P1, YO, SKPO, P1, B2

32: B2, K1, P2, K1, P1, K1, P1, B2

33: B2, YO, SKPO, K1, P1, K1, YO, SKPO, B2

34: B2, P1, K1, P1, K1, P2, K1, B2

35: B2, P1, YO, SKPO, P1, K1, P1, K1, B2

36: B2, P1, K1, P1, K1, P1, K2, B2

37: B2, P2, YO, SKPO, K1, P1, K1, B2

38: B2, P1, K1, P2, K3, B2

39: B2, P3, YO, SKPO, P1, K1, B2

40: B2, P1, K1, P1, K4, B2

41: B2, P4, YO, SKPO, K1, B2

42: B2, P2, K5, B2

43: B2, P5, YO, SKPO, B2

44: B2, P1, K6, B2

Border knit 4 rows

Co and weave in ends. Attach tassel if desired.