Tag Archives: Test Knits

First Gloves

Good news!  School is eating my brain less than I thought it would, and I’ve actually had more time for knitting!  I recently completed a test knit for Donna Druchunas at Sheep to Shawl — my very first pair of … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Diamond Ladder Scarf

Another summer, another test knit for designer Donna Druchunas!  I love her patterns — classic looks, and pretty easy but still interesting to knit.  This time it was a lace scarf, knit with Knit Picks City Tweed HW.  After finishing … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Netherlands Sampler Pullover

Or,  How James Became a Sweater Model :) I just got the go-ahead to post these.  This is the photo sample I worked on in August and early September.  The pattern, The Netherlands Sampler Pullover (ravelry link),  is going to … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Lots of Yarn

I feel like I’m drowning in lovely yarn, just waiting to be knit up!  Last week I got the KnitPicks Gloss HW for the photo sample sweater I’m making.  It looks like it’s going to be very nice to work … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Debbie Bliss and Intarsia

Against my better judgment, I’m currently working on a Debbie Bliss pattern.  I absolutely adore how her stuff looks a lot of the time, but as often as not the instructions are wonky.  The Alphabet Sweater (mentioned in my previous … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Test Knitting and Baby Knitting

Well, the test knitting is done. I finished the mittens on Saturday. In a way, I kind of worked them two-at-a-time since I knitted to the thumb on both, put stitches on scrap yarn for both thumbs, knitted the hand … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Trabajos del Peru Beret

I’ve finished the first part of my test knitting — a hat out of this yarn: Here is the hat on its own (tassel to be added later): And here is me wearing it: I really, really really like this … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , | 2 Comments