Tuesday, January 06, 2004

Knitting projects list

Yesterday afternoon I catalogued my knitting projects and stash of yarn. The stash is not very large or interesting. But some of the knitting projects have gone unfinished all too long. Here is a listing by order of how long I've (not) been working on various projects:
  • Project: Baby Blanket
    Started: 1986
    Pattern: Leisure Arts Leaflet 397 Baby Wrappers!, "Eyelet Lace"
    Yarn: Bernat Sesame 4 100% wool in "Baby Green"
    To finish: Sew one garter stich border to main blanket; knit second border and sew; knit top border.

  • Project: Baby Sweater and Hat
    Started: 2001
    Pattern: Sirdar 3071
    Yarn: Sirdar Snuggly Baby Care Cotton Blend DK, baby blue color
    To Finish: Complete button placket; sew to body of sweater; sew on buttons.

  • Project: Fingerless Gloves
    Started: November 2002
    Pattern: "Basic Women's Fair Isle Fingerless Gloves"
    from Knitting Fair Isle Mittens & Gloves: 40 Great-Looking Designs by Carol Rasmussen Noble
    Yarn: Filanda Extrafine 100% Alpaca, heather taupe color
    To Finish: Mark thumb of left hand glove; knit about an inch and a half to the fingers; knit the partial fingers.

  • Project: Faroese Shawl
    Started: Summer 2003
    Pattern: "Barbara Shawl" in Stahman's Shawls & Scarves: Lace Faroese-Shaped Shawls From The Neck Down and Seamen's Scarves by Myrna Stahman
    Yarn: Brown Sheep Cotton Fine (80% cotton, 20% wool), white "Cotton Ball"
    To Finish: Need to find my place in the pattern; have knit about 12 inches down from the neck—the rows only get longer and longer.

  • Project: Black & White Jacket
    Started: Fall 2003
    Pattern: "Atherton" from Jean Frost Jackets: Fabric, Fit, and Finish for Today's Knits
    Yarn: Euroflax 100% linen, black; Ornaghi Filati Mohair, off-white
    To Finish: Have completed about 13 inches of the back; soon to start decreasing for the armholes.

  • Project: Baby Layette
    Started: Fall 2003
    Pattern: "Rose" in Baby Knits from Dale of Norway: Soft Treasures for Little Ones
    Yarn: Baby Ull Dalegarn, pink
    To Finish: Start decreasing for armholes on sweater; knit second bootie; sew together first bootie; knit hat.

  • Project: Assorted Barbie doll clothes
    Pattern: From Knits for Barbie Doll by Nicky Epstein
My first goal is to finish the top three projects, soon! I've started with the fingerless glove.

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