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Marvel Girl

Made this on my bus ride to work. Accidentally did some K3Tog instead of the slip-k2tog-psso that’s in the pattern. Not as smooth an edge, I think, but still has the right shape. Could stand for some blocking, probly, but might just mist with water & pin instead of soaking.

Marvel Girl

Made this on my bus ride to work. Accidentally did some K3Tog instead of the slip-k2tog-psso that’s in the pattern. Not as smooth an edge, I think, but still has the right shape. Could stand for some blocking, probly, but might just mist with water & pin instead of soaking.

Green Bandana

10-20-2015

I’d forgotten how long it takes to go through the part after the short rows!

10-23-2015

All done but the weaving in ends. It’s huge & cozy!

Terribly Simple

Even after blocking, it’s just tiny. This pattern really should be made with a MINIMUM of 300 yards of fingering weight. I don’t even know what I’m going to do with this thing.

OTOH, I’d love to make a summer top out of this yarn. The feel and drape of the finished fabric is amazing: soft, flowy, but also nubbly.

January 26, 2016

I ended up keeping it, and it’s actually a pretty decent little neckerchief.