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Monday, January 31, 2011

Poison Ivy Shawl Pattern For Sale

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Poison Ivy is a triangular shawl worked from top down. This is the first shawl that I designed using top down construction as I was curious how I like it compared to the bottom up construction.

Pattern includes charts and written directions, and stitch count totals for every row.

I also include picture tutorial of how to make the crochet bind-off and tips on how to make a larger or smaller shawl and calculate the yardage needed.

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Suggested yarn: Any sock yarn. I am using Sundara Sock Yarn 100% Merino Wool 350 yards (still have leftover 20 yards). Color: Grape over Grey Violet

Needle: 4.00 mm (US 6) circular needle
Hook for BO (optional): 3.5 mm (E)
Notions: Waste yarn for provisional cast-on, stitch markers.

Gauge: Follow instruction in the pattern.

Finished Size: 42" across top edge, 23" long from centre top to point

All posts about this projects: click here.

How to Buy: Pattern is 12 pages in PDF includes charts and written directions, and stitch count totals for every rows. I also include the tips how to make larger shawl and the yardage needed.
Payment by Paypal and delivery by Ravelry, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted.

USD 5.00,-

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Or you can buy the e-book. Consist of 4 patterns: Bella, Metropolitan, Poison Ivy and Narnia Shawls.

USD 15.00,-

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FO: Poison Ivy Shawl

I make this shawl in October 2010, but never got opportunity to snap a nice modeled photo, so it has to wait until now. This is my first experienced to work with Sundara yarn. I must admit that I enjoy working it and as you can see here the color is amazing.

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Pattern: Poison Ivy
Source: Here
Materials: Sundara Sock Yarn 100% Merino Wool, color: Grape over Grey Violet
Qty: 350 yards (still have leftover 20 yards).
Needles: 4.00 mm (US 6) circular needle
Cost: USD 28 (including shipping fee, bought from eressea’s detash in Ravelry
Start Date: 1 October 2010
Finish Date: 18 October 2010
Finishe size: 42" across top edge, 23" long from centre top to point


Anyway, this is my third knitting shawl design, after Bella and Metropolitan Shawl. This time I tried different construction. Instead bottom-up construction, I used top-down. I must say that I prefer top-down. I also tried to use more complicated side edging.

And….. I got technical editor checking out this pattern. Isn’t it cool!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Free Pattern: Rings Afgan


Look Here! I found an inresting afgan. I don't think I have the time to make this, but probably you have and if you are interested to make, here is the link for the free pattern.

Friday, January 14, 2011

What's New in 2011?

WoW! It's 2011 already.
Year 2010 was quite productive year for me. I managed to design and publish total of 5 designs:
1. Garden Path Shawl (crochet)
2. Bella Shawl (knit)
3. Sage Cardigan New version (knit)
4. Gathering Leaves Shawl (crochet)
5. Metropolitan Shawl (knit)

Thus, its more than my target, which is only 3 designs a year.

I got several designs that I started in year 2010 and never make it to final yet. If you remember my old posts, I mention about designing crocheted bolero. I had already started drawing the diagram, but somehow I never able to finish it.
Beside this bolero, I also have 2 knit shawls (Poison Ivy and Something Grey) and 3 crochet shawls (Cassandra, Blue Lagoon, and Almost Pinnaples) that are still in process of writing. I hope I can publish them all this year.

Thank you so much for all your support by buying my patterns all these years.