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November and December 2017 Show and Share

Alexis Hoy

The Show and Share slips for the last two months got shuffled together, so forgive us for combining them into one summary post. It still means you can find the patterns and yarn details for all those lovely things you saw at Yarn Club, so I'm calling this a win.

Catherine shared some challenges she encountered while using up yarn scraps to make a pair of mittens. Something didn't sound quite right about a mitten that is only 5" long, but it works for her as she has very dainty hands. The pattern is The World's Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits.

The World's Simplest Mittens, photo via Tin Can Knits, Ravelry

Roxanne shared another one of her designs for a shawl, this one featuring Georgian Bay Fibres in the "Henrietta's Pie" colourway.

"Amelia" Flying with One Wing, photo by beadaddictroxy, Ravelry

Valerie shared her stunning Oscar Rectangular Shawl, knit in Madeline Tosh Merino Light, the colourway is "Blood Runs Cold"

Oscar Rectangular Shawl, photo via RioBioBio, Ravelry

Liz brought in her Emma Version C  by Julie Weisenberger, knit in Estelle Yarns Big Alpaca Bulky. Love that pop of colour from the pocket!

Emma Version C, photo via Cocoknits 2017, Ravelry

Gillian brought in a few lovely finished items:

Arboreal by Jennifer Steingass, knit in Madeline Tosh DK Twist in Saffron and Dr. Zhivago S Sky.

Leafy Yoke, photo via Knitknot56, Ravelry

3 Colour Cashmere Cowl by Joji Locatelli, knit in The Plucky Knitter Primo Sport, in Flannel, Wintry Mix, and Lincoln.

3 Colour Cashmere Cowl, photo via Knitknot56, Ravelry

Rolling in the Deep, a test knit for SweaterFreak Knits. Knit in The Plucky Knitter Plucky Rustic in Lonesome Highway. If memory serves me right, this was a beautiful reversible cardigan.

Rolling in the Deep, photo via Knitknot56, Ravelry

And finally, I shared a few of my gift knits for this year:

Teddy Sweater by Terri Kruse, knit in Cascade 220 Sport for my wee nephew Benjamin

Teddy Sweater, photo via Terri Kruse, Ravelry

Everglade by Wooly Wormhead, knit in Loop Alpaca Tweed (Loop London). Great slouchy hat, with a nice long brim that can be work folded up for a toque-style hat.

Everglade, photo via Wooly Wormhead, Ravelry

Bough Set by Leila Raabe, knit in Berroco Vintage DK, with a matching pair of mittens I made using the chart from the Bough hat, following the general pattern and shaping from the Druid Mittens by Jared Flood.

Bough, photo via Brooklyn Tweed/Jared Flood, Ravelry

And while I didn't share it at the December meeting because I hadn't even started it yet, I have since finished a lovely little knitted dress/tunic for my baby neice. The pattern is Anikka by Vivian Aubrey, and I knit my version in Berroco Vintage.

Anikka, photo via Vivian Aubrey, Ravelry

P.S. I made the sweet little baby legwarmers too.

Happy knitting!



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