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2015 Finished Handmade – 6

Love this pattern, and love this yarn! I think I can almost say this is my favorite yarn so far: so light, and yet so warm. Nimes by Pierrot Yarns from Japan, each skein is only 25 grams. This loosely fit long sleeve sweater only […]

2015 Finished Handmade – 5

It’s been very busy for the past few weeks. I got several guests visiting Toronto; and there has been some change at workplace. Now since the weather is cooling, I hope I’ll have more time to do some handcrafting projects.

2015 Finished Handmade – 4

Sekku Ishbel Shawl It’s about time to post my finished knitting projects. I’ve been unproductive in knitting. Well, it’s summer…I hope this shawl will be put in use very soon! Noro Sekku is a lace weight cotton/wool/silk blend, it’s very soft, and the color of […]

2015 Finished Handmade – 2

I finally finished this shawl, took me about 2 month. I knit slow, right? The shawl is relatively easy, no fancy stitches, just knit and purl, and I was amazed by the architecture and texture it can achieve. Now waiting for spring! Pattern: Banana Leaf […]

2015 Finished Handmade – 1

I just realized I didn’t write a single post about my finished knitting project last year. Well, it was kind of true, I was messing around with my sewing machine more last year. However, Canada’s winter is really the best time to go back to […]

Knitpicks Gossamer Sweet Pea

以前很喜欢段染的毛线,这段时间发现有些段染的花色真的很难选图样。 几年前买得Knitpicks Gossamer,颜色是紫色/紫红色; 现在真的想要用它,发现哪个图样,哪个图样完成后都不好看,真的太杯具了。 毛线: 由粉色,到紫色,到紫红色都很正 如果织蕾丝花,因为段染颜色变化比较大,掩盖了蕾丝花纹; 如果织平针,也因为段染颜色变化比较大,显得异常眼花缭乱: 最后我决定尝试这个长方形批肩,希望效果还过得去: