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It is time for the end-of-month housekeeping again. I’ve completed 6 projects – a cardigan, a cowl, a washcloth, and three preemie hats:

Barnejakka Villsauene på Runde by The Needle Lady, knit in Dale of Norway/Dalegarn Royal Alpakka. Started September 5, 2013; completed September 29, 2013.

Sheep cardigan

Sheep cardigan

Wave Cowls by Rebecca Hatcher, knit in Rowan Colourscape Chunky. Started September 8, 2013; completed September 14, 2013.

Autumn cowl

The Windmill Dishcloth by Dione Read knit in Rowan Amy Butler Belle Organic Aran (left-overs from Adrian´s blanket). Started September 5, 2013; completed September 6, 2013.

Windmill dishcloth

3 Preemie Baby Beanies by Karen Everitt, knit in Dale of Norway/Dalegarn Baby Ull left-overs.

Preemie hat
Preemie hat

And I apparently misplaced the photo of the pink one, sorry.
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It is time for the end-of-month housekeeping again. I’ve completed 13 projects – seven pairs of socks, five preemie hats, and a blanket square:
High Button Socks by Bridget Landry for Sock Madness 7 round 4, knit in Zwerger Garn Opal Uni Solid 4 ply. Started May 10, 2013; completed May 17, 2013.

High Button Socks SM7-4

Zip by Nina E. Larsgard for Sock Madness 7 round 5, knit in Lang Yarns Jawoll Superwash Solids. Started May 29, 2013; completed May 31, 2013.

ZIP!

Drip Drip Drop by Claire Ellen (SKA May mystery KAL) knit in Lang Yarns Jawoll Superwash Solids. Started May 2, 2013; completed May 24, 2013.

Drip Drip Socks (SKA mock)

A pair of b16-26 socks by DROPS design knit in Zwerger Garn Opal Regenwald / Rainforest. Started May 24, 2013; completed May 25, 2013.

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3 pairs of Simply Sweet Socks by Sherie McManaman (newborn) knit in Dale of Norway/Dalegarn Falk. Started May 20, 2013; completed May 21, 2013.

Simply Sweet Socks

5 preemie Baby Beanies by Karen Everitt knit in Sandnes Garn Lanett. Started May 18, 2013; completed May 20, 2013.

Preemie Hats

Square for “Hjerteteppet” by Kristin B. Johannessen, knit in Dale of Norway/Dalegarn Baby Ull on May 1, 2013.

Heart blanket square

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It is time for the end-of-month housekeeping again. I’ve completed 11 projects – five pairs of socks, three preemie hats, a lace swatch, a shawl, and some hexiflats:
 
Greenhouse socks by Anita Grahn for Sock Madness 7 round 3, knit in Zwerger Garn Opal Uni Solid 4 ply. Started April 7, 2013; completed April 9, 2013.

SockMadness 7-3

Daybreak by Stephen West knit in Malabrigo Yarn Sock. Started March 1, 2013; completed April 12, 2013.

Daybreak Shawl

2 pairs of b16-26 socks by DROPS design knit in various Lana Grossa Meilenweit 100 and Schachenmayr nomotta Regia City Color. Started April 12, 2013; completed April 23, 2013.

Ribbed toddler socks

2 pairs of Toddler Toe-up Ribbed Socks (my own pattern) knit in Lana Grossa Meilenweit 100 (Champion and Cotton Fantacy). Started April 28, 2013; completed April 30, 2013.

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3 preemie Baby Beanies by Karen Everitt knit in Lana Grossa Meilenweit 100 Merino. Started April 25, 2013; completed April 27, 2013.

Preemie hats

2 Evenstar Swatches by Susan Pandorf knit in Garnstudio DROPS Lace on  March 26, 2013. (Photo coming soon)
 
Hexiflats (the beekeeper’s quilt by tiny owl knits), knit in scraps from above projects. Started April 23, 2013; completed May 1, 2013.

Hexiflats

Hexiflats

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It is time for the end-of-month housekeeping again. I’ve completed 10 projects – two pairs of socks, three hats, two pairs of mittens, and three sweaters:
Baby´s first fair isle yoke cardigan (“b16-10 Jacket with raglan sleeves in pattern and pants in Alpaca”) by DROPS design, knit in Dale of Norway/Dalegarn Royal Alpakka. Started September 3, 2011; completed February 1, 2013.

Fair isle yoke cardigan

Preemie Baby Beanies by Karen Everitt, knit in Garnstudio DROPS Fabel (blue, February 4th) and Schachenmayr nomotta Regia City Color (variegated brown, February 20th).

Sunshade preemie hat
Maile preemie hat

Selbu Modern hat by Kate Gagnon Osborn, knit in Du Store Alpakka Tynn Alpakka. Started February 19, 2013; completed February 27, 2013.

Selbu Modern Hat

Knitmore Girls Vanilla Sock by Jasmin Canty, knit in Lana Grossa Meilenweit 100 Champion. Started January 26, 2013; completed February 7, 2013.

Champion Socks

Socks for the Deputy Headmistress by Erica Lueder, knit in Lana Grossa Meilenweit 100 Merino. Started February 8, 2013; completed February 20, 2013.

Socks for the Deputy Headmistress

Toddler Raglan Hoodie by Megan Goodacre, knit in Dale of Norway/Dalegarn Lerke. Started February 2, 2013; completed February 28, 2013.

Gray Mouse Hoodie

Gramps cardigan by tincanknits, knit in Rowan Creative Focus Worsted. Started February 14, 2013; completed February 28, 2013.

Gramps cardigan

Dulaan Easy-On Mittens by Julia Farwell-Clay, knit in Dale of Norway/Dalegarn Lerke. Started February 23, 2013; completed February 24, 2013.

Easy-on Mittens

Kiesten Larisdoter Church Mittens by Randi K Design, knit in Rauma Finullgarn. Started February 1, 2013; completed February 18, 2013.

Kiesten Larisdoter Church Mittens

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This is my goto toe-up sock pattern for keeping small feet warm. I knit them one or more pairs at a time on one 80cm circular needle (magic-loop).

Stashbuster toddler socks

Size: 12-24 months (elastic and flexible fit)

Needles: 2.5mm

Yarn: Dalegarn baby ull (superwash fingering wool), about 25g / 80-100m

Abbreviations: m1 = pick up and knit yarn from previous round tbl

Toe: Start with a 12-stitch Turkish cast-on, and then increase to 40 stitches (all in stockinette).

Stashbuster socks

Foot: Work stockinette on sole needle and p1 (k2, p2)* k1 on instep needle until work measures 6-7cm.

Gusset: Increase at the beginning and end of the sole needle as follows:
Row 1: k1, m1 , knit until 1 stitch remains, m1, k1 – knit across instep in ribbing pattern.
Row 2: Work stockinette on sole needle and ribbing on instep needle.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 for a total of 6 times (52 sts).

Turn heel: On sole needle, work short-rows back and forth 3 times with 4 center stitches:
K22, kfb, k1, wrap and turn
P15, pfb, p1, wrap and turn
K13, kfb, k1, wrap and turn
P11, pfb, p1, wrap and turn
K9, kfb, k1, wrap and turn
P7, pfb, p1, wrap and turn

Knit across heel, knitting the wrapped stitches. Knit across instep needle in ribbing.

Heel flap:  Knit across heel (knitting the wrapped stitches) until 10 stitches remain. Decrease back to 20 stitches as follows:
row1 (RS) ssk, turn
row2 (WS) sl1, p18, p2tog, turn
row3 (RS) sl1, k1 to 1 stitch before gap, ssk, turn
row4 (WS) sl1, p to 1 stitch before gap, p2tog, turn
Repeat rows 3 and 4 until you reach the end of the RS row (21 stitches remain)

Work across instep needle in ribbing. k2tog first 2 stitches on sole needle (completing the decreases) and knit across sole needle (40 sts).

Leg: work p1 (k2 p2)* k1 on both needles until desired length (about 7,5cm). Bind off loosely.

Finishing: Weave in ends.

Stashbuster toddler socks
Stashbuster toddler socks

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This is my goto top-down sock pattern for keeping small feet warm. Or maybe more an outline than a full-blown pattern. I knit them one or more pairs at a time on one 80cm circular needle (magic-loop).

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Size: 18-24 months (elastic and flexible fit)

Needles: 2.5mm

Yarn: Dalegarn baby ull (superwash fingering wool)

Cuff + leg: Cast on 42 sts, join in the round, and work p1, k1 tbl ribbing for 7.5cm.

Heel: Work short-row heel in stockinette over half the stitches (21): Work 14 decrease rows (decrease untill 7 stitches remain in the middle), and then work 14 increase rows.

Foot: Continue in ribbing on the instep needle and work stockinette on the sole needle for ca 7.5 cm (untill the foot measures ca 10 cm).

Toe: Decrease row = (k1, ssk, knit to 3 sts remain, k2tog, k1) twice. Work toe decreases every other row 3 times, and then every row 4 times (until 7 sts remain on each needle). Kitchener remaining stitches.

Finishing: Weave in ends.

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