FO: Crab Claw hooded cowl

FO: Crab Claw hooded cowl

or: The Skinned Ewok Hood

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I finished this on Saturday and I’m blogging this on a Sunday. Will wonders never cease?!

Pattern: My own, made up out of my own sick mind, by Me [My Ravelry Project Page].

Crab Claw/Antler cable from the Harmony Guide of 220 Aran Stitches.

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Sweet muppety Jeebus, this is warm!

Yarn(s) & Needles:

  MC: Sirdar Click Chunky in “Hustle Brown” (hehe). 3 x 50 g used

  CC: Laines Du Nord Duchessa in “Light brown/brown” (imaginative). 2.5 x 50 g used

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This may be the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever knitted. And I’m including the apple cosy in my calculations.

6 mm circ, 100 cm long and 7.5 mm circ, 80 cm long. I didn’t have a 15 mm needle for the CC so I used my 7.5 mm needle and wrapped the yarn around it twice, dropping the extra loop on the next row.

Dates: Jan 4th – Jan 17th 2015

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Snow!

Notes:

  • Basically just made it up as I went along, with only a little mathematics involved!
  • Cast on at the centre top, using Judy’s Magic Cast on, and knit down.
  • Cowl cast on at centre back (using temp crochet cast on) and attached by knitting it on with the live stitches from the hood.
  • Liner is knitted in to hood.
  • Inspiration came from (may the Saints of Knitting preserve me) twig, by Tiny Owl Knits.
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Hmmm… toggles…
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WIP Wednesday

WIP Wednesday

Or: You know you’re not well when you don’t want to knit
Or: It’s late, the flash washes the photos out, so I messed around with some filters.

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And that’s all she wrote…

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Work in progress Wednesday

Work in progress Wednesday

The “skinned Ewok” hood went backwards before it came forwards, and this is where I’m up to now:

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And here’s progress on the Advent Socks:
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Less work than I’d have liked, overall, because I’m the kind of not well that does lend itself to knitting. Almost symptom free after coughing half a lung up over the weekend, but just feel very… not well!
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