Queen Silvia Shawl

I knitted this shawl for my mother to match her Lily of the Valley Socks--lily of the valley being one of her favorite flowers. Minor changes to Nancy Bush's pattern instructions sped the knitting and a few additional quality control tips prevented errors.

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Kitchener or K1P1 Sewn Bind-off

This article describes two methods of performing the Kitchener bind-off. It is also known as a K1P1 or tubular bind off. This k1, p1 bind off complements k1, p1 ribbing and produces a neat border suitable for necklines, sleeves, fingerless mittens (shown at left) and other finished edges. Read more for stepwise, illustrated instructions.
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Easter Parade Socks

Hop into spring with a parade of easter colors for baby! Knit all 3 sizes of this darling baby sock with a skein each of PaletteTM fingering weight, Peruvian Heighland wool yarn in spring green, baby chick and lady slipper colors. The cuff and toes are yellow, the heel green, and the sock body features all three colors in a spring garden medley.
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Baby's Windmill Socks

Baby's Windmill Socks

I mentioned that I had completed 8 pairs of socks over the past few weeks. These cotton windmill socks, knitted in size 0 - 6 months are one example.

Pattern: Picot & Infant Windmill Socks
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Highland Peruvian Wool Yarn: PaletteTM Cream (23730), Sky (23724), Yellow (23710) and Stroll Pumpkin (23699), 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, Fingering weight, 50 g (1.5 oz/skein). 1 skein MC, 5-10 yds CCs. Main color (MC) is sky; contrast color (CC) is cream.

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