Saturday, November 27, 2010

Bakers Dozen Square - November

Yarn: Schoeller + Stahl's BIG (It took about 1.3 skeins)
Color: Tan 7820
Care: Machine washable
Content: 100% Superwash Wool
Needles: US 4 / 3.5mm
Pattern: 24.19 in the The Harmony Guides Vol 5
Gauge: Pre-blocking the finished piece was 4.5" x 11" - This stitch has great stretch width-wise.



I originally was going to chart my own. I flipped through some stitch dictionaries for inspiration. When I saw this pattern I fell in love with it and decided I had to do it. Still really love it and think I may put this stitch pattern into the blue socks I am making myself. The stitch is super stretchy and forgiving.

The square freshly off the needles. Isn't the texture just absolutely delicious!
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Off it went to take a bath.
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It blocked out beautifully and I fell even more in love with the pattern.
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To make it a 12" square and add stability to the square I did double crochet stitches on the sides.
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And single crochet stitches on the top and bottom.
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Off for another bath.
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After the second blocking.
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This square, as so many others was hard to part with.
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I so extremely love this stitch that I am using for the blue socks I am knitting. So much for just a simple pair of socks. They are going to be perfect though.

2 comments:

  1. Lovely! I am becoming very fond of a "natural" creamy color...

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