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My finished Malin!

It’s finished!   I just love it — worth all the angst!  The color is amazing, the texture is amazing, that rope is amazing!!It fits really well;I’m happy with all the transitions from ribbing to body and sleeve; I love how … Continue reading

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Changed my mind (again)

I had all intentions of starting my Malin over using the FLAK method (Follow the Leader Aran Knit – a specific method of knitting a sweater from the top-down.)  I made the saddle shoulders, which is the first step, then … Continue reading

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A knitting update

I had planned to document the progress on my two Starmore sweaters, but got so caught up in the knitting, I didn’t do any updates.  So here they are, Rosemarkie first. I started Rosemarkie over again with the correct size … Continue reading

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A tale of two Starmores

I’ve started knitting my Malin pullover.  The two swatches really helped, but I still had some finagling to do to get individual stitches in that ribbing section to flow smoothly into the body.  That was actually a fun challenge!  The … Continue reading

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Planned Malin modifications

The Malin sweater is knit with an Aran weight yarn.  I wanted to knit it using Alice Starmore’s Bainin yarn, since that’s the yarn it was designed for.  I had about half a skein of Bainin yarn left over from … Continue reading

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I’m nothing if not persistent

AKA – It will be mine . . . There’s a sweater I’ve wanted to knit for a long time.  It’s by Alice Starmore, who designs beautiful sweaters, some with complicated cables and others with beautiful color work.  She lives … Continue reading

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Final update on the experiment!!

You remember my experiment – modifying the gorgeous Norah Gaughan design, Nightingale, to fit my 3-year-old granddaughter.  If you’re just joining me now, you can read the saga here, here, and here.   Basically, it was going along beautifully until I … Continue reading

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