Blanket squares for the Pine Street Inn

June 28, 2009

Blanket squares for the Pine Street Inn, originally uploaded by mcelwainamy.

Here’s another picture of a finished square.

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Free Pattern for a 9″ Lacy Blanket Square

June 27, 2009
Lacy Blanket Square
Lacy Blanket Square

Lacy Blanket Square

Yarn: Any worsted weight yarn. I used Cascade 220 and Plymouth Encore worsted

Needle size:  US 7 (4.5 mm) Use any needle size to get gauge
16″circulars and a set of double points
Notions:  St markers, row counter, yarn needle

Gauge:  20 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) over St st

Cast on 152 placing markers after every 38 stitches.

Join for working in the round being careful not to twist stitches. Switch to double points when necessary.

Knit each round of instructions 4 times in each round.

R1: (RS): ssk, k34, k2tog
R2:  p36
R3:  ssk, k32, k2tog
R4:  p34
R5:  ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k3, k2tog
R6: k32
R7: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k1, k2tog
R8: k30
R9: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k6, k2tog,
R10: k28
R11: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k4, k2tog
R12: k26
R13: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k2, k2tog
R14: k24
R15: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k2tog
R16: k22
R17:  ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, k2tog
R18: k20
R19:  ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k3, k2tog
R20: k18
R21: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k1, k2tog
R22: k16
R23: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k6, k2tog
R24: k14
R25: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k4, k2tog
R26: k12
R27: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k2, k2tog
R28: k10
R29: ssk, k6, k2tog
R30: k8
R31: ssk, k4, k2tog
R32: k6
R33: ssk, k2, k2tog
R34: k4
R35: ssk, k2tog
Cut yarn leaving at least a 6” tail, thread onto a tapestry needle and thread through the last 8 stitches, pull tight and weave in ends.


Oops, I forgot one! And World Wide Knit in Public Day!

June 27, 2009
Denim Cardigan

Denim Cardigan

And our group project for World wide knit in Public Day! In front of theh Animal Rescue League in Boston.

Animal Rescue League Tag

Animal Rescue League Tag


New Projects

June 27, 2009

I’ve not put up any new projects lately. Here are a couple.

More Leaves

More Leaves

Another leaf sweater. This one was knit top down with Rowan 4-ply cotton.It was a very easy knit. I’ll write a pattern after I finish writing the other patterns I’m working on.

Sporty Tank

Sporty Tank

This is the pattern that I’m almost done writing. Nice sporty tank and it’s very comfortable.

Herringbone Lace Blouse

Herringbone Lace Blouse

And this blouse which I’ve already posted a pictureof but I think this one came out better!


A short post

June 13, 2009

A short post, related to the last one with a link.
More about this later, with more photos and more links.

http://mennonnosapiens.com/2009/05/26/south-end-knitters-strike-again.aspx


Another tease

June 5, 2009

Just another photo to tease you all the more.

South End Knitters Tag-Flowers

Okay, another.

South End Knitters Tag-Flowers


Argh!

June 5, 2009

I did not realize how badly I have been neglecting this. I have plenty to say though but I need to collect my thoughts first. So for now, just this short post and one pretty picture.

Cape Weekend May.2009