Terje`s lifelong knitting

no pattern, just knitting

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

When my poncho was ready

I found from Novita pattern as well. Its almost same. Same lace but mine does not have a neck.

Red one

People everywhere are doing the scarfs like those or these with flowers by susa for example. After that evening when I noticed three similar scarfs (with flower) on the same street I made something different, using pattern from Novita Talvi 2005.

Friday, December 16, 2005

How to make a poncho

I made it using yarn Onlinie 57 and needles nr 9 (round). On the second row I increased every second stich, then about ten rows are just knitted without increasing or lacepattern and then I startedlace. I dont remember how they name it in englisch but its weltknown pattern from Shetland and really popular. And! easy to knit and increas the poncho as well. After every 10 cm I put a stich between pattern band. So I started with 4 YO and at the end there was 6 Yo to knit. Mostly I like a bottom strand

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

A month ago I bought a Onlinie 57 Yarn. On the skein I saw that sweather nr 38 needs 650 gr yarn. And I bougth 650 gr, for any case, better to have more yarn than less. usually I spend less yarn but its not a rule. Now I have a sweather nr 38 (made for selling), large scarf (for me initially) and a poncho (for mother) and I have a two skeins (à 50 gr) remain. How is it possible? Even I used needles nr 8 and nr 9 where recommendation was needles nr 10.

By this scarf on the pictue I used lace after first 10 rows and by poncho as well but some less, sweather I made is without lace patten at all.

Monday, December 12, 2005


Using a Knitty pattern I made my own Kate. Red is my favourite color. Lovely kittenface was kids demand. And she has a tail as well but ist is not visible on the picture. So my Kate is without pants but it makes she not unhappy. Nose and a eyes are real - as much it is possible. I didnt embroid the eyes and nose because I found real cateyes in the Abakhan. I used Noviita Helen Yarn and needles nr 4, so I quess my first Kate is little bit smaller than original.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

There is a cold winter now. Using Novita Nalle Color, Wool and Aino Praakli book "Kirikindad" I made pair of mittens at least. Originally in the book are patterns with 66 stiches and more. These yarns are not thin enough, there I used needles nr 2. They are large anyway. Now I am thinking about felting to decrease them.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

It is striped

I had a few violet yarn (Bergere de france) and lot of those other (Jussi). So I got a striped scarf. To be an intresting and modern I made a flounced scarf.

Monday, December 05, 2005

Dickie -I like this nickname

So I made a next one. Because I had not enough yarn for poncho. And I wanted to try a laced pattern. As the black one is this redone my own marvellous invention.