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Textured Hat

Posted by Lis Barsuglia-Madsen on

Textured Hat

Been meaning to work up a textured hat pattern, finally got around to it. I started with the Merino DK Singles, as I have several "leftover" balls laying around.  I love my leftovers. I get tired of working stranded work, so figured this would be something different and fun to do.  The sky is the limit, the possibilities are infinite.  This hat "hugs" your head comfortably. Plus it can easily be adjusted to multiple head sizes, but adjusting the rib height or changing needle sizes. As always feel free to let me know if you have any questions. Stay cool!...

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Traditional Danish Sweater

Posted by Lis Barsuglia-Madsen on

Traditional Danish Sweater

This the Nysted Sweater was worked in my hand dyed Merino/Cashmere/Nylon I used 4 skeins, and added an entire star motif to make it longer. The pattern was designed by a Danish Designer - Vivian Hoxbro. It is published in her new book: Traditional Danish Sweaters, published by  Trafalger Square. I worked mine from the Danish book.  The Traditional Danish Sweaters were actually called Night Sweaters (shirts). Sleeves are 3/4 length. I cannot wait for some cooler temperatures to wear mine. The book gives a lot of different Star patterns from century old sweaters that Vivian studied at the Danish...

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Fisherman/Woman Hat Pattern READY!!!

Posted by Lis Barsuglia-Madsen on

Fisherman/Woman Hat Pattern READY!!!

Fisherman/Woman Hat Pattern available in ARAN/MAMS & SW Merino - Bulky

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Mike's Textured Pull Over Pattern is finally available.

Posted by Lis Barsuglia-Madsen on

Mike's Textured Pull Over Pattern is finally available.

Mike's Textured Pull Over pattern is finally written and available. It is written for chest/bust size 36"-38" in our SW Merino - Fine Sport yarn, but you could use any Fine Sport weight yarn as long as you get the gauge. I have added instructions, so you easily could either add 4 1/2" or reduce 4 1/2" to the chest/bust size. I would need to write those sizes as separate patterns as it would be too confusing adding all into one pattern. I prefer to keep things simple. If you do not like ICord you could do another preferred bind...

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52 Weeks of Socks by Laine is HERE!

Posted by Lis Barsuglia-Madsen on

52 Weeks of Socks by Laine is HERE!

Finally directly from Laine in Finland. 52 Weeks of Socks. 52 Weeks of Socks is the first hardcover book of Laine Publishing. This publication contains 52 knitting patterns by 46 designers, and is a true encyclopedia of socks. Patterns are beautifully photographed and laid out on 256 pages in the style Laine is known and loved for. The book contains patterns from the following designers: Heidi Alander, Fiona Alice, Gina Baglia, Ainur Berkimbayeva, Katrine Birkenwasser, Karen Borrel, Sachiko Burgin, Diana Clinch, Verena Cohrs, Valentina Consalvi, Rachel Coopey, Nele Druyts, Marion Em, Lindsey Fowler, Fabienne Gassmann, Lucinda Guy, Dawn Henderson, Anja Heumann, Tiina Huhtaniemi, Caitlin Hunter, Mieka John, Amanda Jones, Joséphine & the seeds, Pauliina...

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