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Okay, so this has been a knitting spree of a weekend with my sister in Atlanta whose baby is due September. She bought this yarn at the local Hobby Lobby. Fun project! It's Baby Booties Sea Wave pattern from Ravelry. Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2016 at ~ Melani Beth Knits ~
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This is my soon-to-be niece's berry hat! Matching shoes to come! I used Malabrigo worsted from my stash. Newborn hats are so rewarding to knit! Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2016 at ~ Melani Beth Knits ~
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This was a beauty to work with. From River's Edge Fiber, a 65% merino 35% silk blend. I did the navajo plying technique to keep from getting the barber pole look. I was successful in that endeavor however, making sure the twists were consistent in each chain proved a bit... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at ~ Melani Beth Knits ~
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For this project, the warp and the weft use Dye-lishus Cotton 10/2. I started with Botanical Colors natural dyes from Dharma Trading Co. They didn't offer some of their specific products to use to manipulate the color so I used tannins, citric acid, iron and the usual chemicals. What I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at ~ Melani Beth Knits ~
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This is my very first attempt on my new Saori loom. I used some hand-dyed (targhee dyed with Country Classic acid dyes) wool that I processed myself as well. (First time I didn't felt during the scouring process! Yeah!) Most of the fiber is combed and then over spun into... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at ~ Melani Beth Knits ~
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