I have joined a KAL that my favourite podcasters The Bakery Bears” have started the 25th of May and it’s running till 30th of June. The name of it is #BBOpalKAL and it’s all about to use up the stash of Opal yarns.
This is the one I have started with, a beautiful colour in orange and purple. The colour is: 9111
And I also decided to use their pattern as well. So a pair od socks called Incantation Socks by Kay Jones and you can buy it on Ravelry.
This is how far i have got on the first sock.
I’m knitting two pairs of socks at the same time, nothing strange at all with that, but they are for two different persons, and this is the first time I do that. The first pair is for me and the other for my husband who for the first time asked me to knit him a pair!! No preasure there!! First pair of them both are done and I have now started the sedond one for my hubby.
My Socks. A free Swedish pattern called: Anitas randiga i 4-trådigt Opal garn
Yarn: Black Opal and multi coloured ONline Supersocke 4-fach Neon Color
Needles: KnitPro Zing 2.50mm
Husbands socks: Pattern is a mix between 2 patterns and payed for.
Yarn: Svarta Fåret “Frost”
Needles: ShiaoGoo 2.25mm
For some time now I have been looking at these socks and wanted to make a pair. Now I finally working on them, but finting a problem. Where the coloured yarn and the solid yarn switch places, a ridge apears on the inside of the sock and I hope I will not feel it when I’m wearing them. Love the effect though.
Yarn: Opal (Black) and ONline Supersocke 4-fach Neon Color
Needles: KnitPro Zing 4.00mm
So here it is, The Snowmelt Shawl!
Yarn : Regia Colour 3764 and 02242, Opal 5188
Needles: addi click 4mm, 100cm cable
Started: Feb. 18th 2017 Finished: April 4th 2017
I have joined the Snowmelt MKAL on Ravelry and was not pleased with my firs choice of three colours, so I frogged it and ordered two new colours to complement the one that I kept from the tree first one.
The new colours came Feb 28th so I started as soon as I could and last night the Clue 1 was ready and I am so much more pleased with the look now.
Here is clue 1 done in the new colours. I’m very pleased!
Source: The Patchwork Heart: Continuous Flat Braid Join ~ a tutorial in UK terms
I have found this lovely blog that shows how to join granny squares with a beautiful Flat Braid Join between the squares. Absolutely stunning!
I’m in the middle of making a granny square blanket too called the “Friendship Blanket”, where some Facebook Friends in my group there are doing this together. So this will be the way I will join it together.
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Source: Mysteriestickning: Adventssockan – Järbo Garn AB