PDA

View Full Version : Vogue Knitting Frost Flowers cardigan or snow-angel capelet?


Eloewien
10-11-2006, 08:58 PM
I just got the holiday issue of Vogue Knitting... wow. Two patterns I want to try-- Snow Angel Capelet (p69) and Frost Flowers Cardigan (p71). Preview pics are on their website at http://www.vogueknitting.com/magazine-preview.shtml (last row, second and third pictures).

Anyone want to give these a shot??


Laura :angelgrin:

Secksiebrat
10-12-2006, 12:12 AM
Wow they are beautiful. I wish I had more confidence and skill to be able to make something like that... one day!

~danielle~

rebecca
10-12-2006, 08:38 AM
You already got it?! In the mail or at the book store?

hellokitty165
10-12-2006, 11:11 AM
i would like to join u ...i will go get the magazine in the store first... hmmm i will be going holiday on nov -dec ...would it be ok ???

knit-errant
10-12-2006, 11:12 AM
I want to make... gee, at least five things from this issue. I like the first and third pieces on the last row, as well as the felted bag and cable jacket right above them. I'm not sure that I'm a good enough knitter yet to pull them off, but they are pretty.

You already got it?! In the mail or at the book store?

I picked mine up last weekend at Borders Books (Kansas City area).

hellokitty165
10-12-2006, 11:18 AM
oh my god... joann by me got it and i got the 40% coupon !!!!

got to go and pick it up now :out:

CarmenIbanez
10-12-2006, 11:28 AM
Now see, I have play little games with myself. If I buy the issue now, it will seem like YEARS until the winter issue comes out. But if I don't buy it, I might explode. I have so many things I have to do for christmas gifts. Must.....resist......casting.....on!

hellokitty165
10-12-2006, 01:59 PM
Now see, I have play little games with myself. If I buy the issue now, it will seem like YEARS until the winter issue comes out. But if I don't buy it, I might explode. I have so many things I have to do for christmas gifts. Must.....resist......casting.....on!


I just got back.... i got the magazine !!!! after 40% discount ...it cost only $3 something cents.... carmen, u can save it for later ....so that no regrets on buying the mag....

Eloewien
10-12-2006, 05:51 PM
I got it at walmart last night :)

hellokitty165
10-12-2006, 08:47 PM
I got it at walmart last night :)my walmart did not carry vogue mag....yours does that is so cool :cheering:

mrs desert rain
10-18-2006, 10:48 PM
oh, lay me down.

i'm in LOVE with the tie-front cardigan (pg 71, #6). so, count me in on that one.

Eloewien
10-19-2006, 07:53 PM
I could probably use help on that one, and it's the one I really want to do-- so let's figure it out :) I just want to finish the project I'm on (I only need a couple more days) and then I gotta wait till payday in a week to buy some yarn.

Do you think it would look good in a darker color, perhaps a green or a blue? I just don't wear white well...

BTW- if you feel like chatting over IM-- I'm up as Eloewien. Just in case :)
Laura

mrs desert rain
10-19-2006, 09:23 PM
i hear you... i have one project to finish, which will probably take me through the weekend. and same here on waiting for payday.

that said, i'm thinking color as well: periwinkle or rose for me. i'd normally go for a dark color, but i'm really trying to lighten up the wardrobe, you know? (i've been on a dark kick for, oh, about 15 years.)

and on AIM, i'm mrsdesertrain. :)

yeah!
amanda

hellokitty165
10-19-2006, 10:10 PM
i hear you... i have one project to finish, which will probably take me through the weekend. and same here on waiting for payday.

that said, i'm thinking color as well: periwinkle or rose for me. i'd normally go for a dark color, but i'm really trying to lighten up the wardrobe, you know? (i've been on a dark kick for, oh, about 15 years.)

and on AIM, i'm mrsdesertrain. :)

yeah!
amanda

periwinkle or lilac would be nice color

Sue Madelin
10-20-2006, 04:49 AM
I love that tie front top - does anyone know how to get this magazine here in the UK?

I've tried goggling but it doesn't seem to be on sale here - even though they've got a UK distributors address. :pout:

Eloewien
10-20-2006, 06:24 AM
Ummm.... where there's a will there's a way- I could always pick up a copy for you :) You'll just have to wait a week until my payday.


Laura

Sue Madelin
10-20-2006, 07:52 AM
That is a very kind offer - thank you.

Actually though I already have something being delivered from Knit Picks to another KHer and so she can probably pop a copy in for me before she posts it on to the UK.

I don't understand why so many US websites won't ship to the UK - it really is no more hassel than shipping internally and if the UK customers are happy to pick up the shipping cost then I don't see the problem. I think Knit Picks worry about their customer service aspect being not up to scratch for international deliveries tho - so I can understand that I suppose.

So - watch this space! I may be able to join in after all. :happydance:

CarmenIbanez
10-20-2006, 11:45 AM
That is a very kind offer - thank you.



I don't understand why so many US websites won't ship to the UK - it really is no more hassel than shipping internally and if the UK customers are happy to pick up the shipping cost then I don't see the problem.

I totally agree! When I was ebaying a lot of stuff I shipped to the UK. It wasn't a big deal and it wasn't all THAT much more expensive depending on how soon they wanted it.

Momma_Jo
11-22-2006, 04:56 PM
I'm totally gonna knit the capelet....I just have to wait till payday ( :heart: ) on Friday so I could get the yarn. I haven't decided on a color 100% yet, but I'm thinking either a light cream/off-white like the one in the pattern, or a not-too-in-your-face dark color (deep navy, maybe). I'm gonna head to Michaels to see if there's a cheap yarn I like that'd work for this project, and if I don't see any I like, I'll go to the LYS and check out the more expensive and swanky options. Sometimes they have some SWEET stuff in their sale basket.

Eloewien
11-23-2006, 12:19 PM
I'm hoping they might be nice and have a sale on Fri.. we'll see :)

Momma_Jo
11-24-2006, 12:54 PM
I found some fairly cheap 100% wool yarn at Michaels that's nice to the touch and seems to be of decent quality, so I'm gonna go buy some tonight. I decided on a light grey color - I look good in grey, and light grey is a good color for all the cables in the pattern - they are still going to stand out.

rebecca
11-25-2006, 12:08 AM
LOL, had to pop in on this one, too (lol, if I 'popped in' a little less and followed doc's orders more rigidly Lonnie would be much more pleased with me :wink:)
But, I had to say that, I, too, am going to knit the capelet (it will be some time in '07, I hope around the 1st of the year, anyway) and I am using the bag of Noro Cash Iroha (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/Yarn%20Porn%20and%20Other%20Goodies/NoroCashIrohabagoyarnbaby_edited-1.jpg) in colorway #87, a lovely blue :cheering:

Eloewien
11-25-2006, 12:22 AM
I ended up with another project, so this one got bumped to the back burner :)

Momma_Jo
11-27-2006, 08:12 PM
I'm done with the first front, starting the second one tonight. It went pretty quickly! I enjoy knitting lace and making cables, but hate lace-weight yarns, so this is a perfect project for me. I hope to be done with the front by the weekend, and then I can start the back. :happydance:

Momma_Jo
11-30-2006, 03:01 PM
Done with the 2nd front, working on the collar for a change now....I really like knitting this project.

Momma_Jo
12-19-2006, 09:29 PM
Almost done!!! I had to lay off my knitting for about 2 weeks because I was pretty busy at work and had finals at school....and then I came down with a stomach flu last weekend! I have a day off from work tomorrow, so I expect to have this whole thing finished then. I do, however, have to say that I'm not 100% thrilled about the collar....it looks really huge! It's like 15 inches at the widest point! Granted, I haven't attached it to the capelet yet, but it seems gigantic. :??

Momma_Jo
01-04-2007, 04:58 PM
Hey guys, I finished it about a week or two ago....I hated the stupid collar though, so I never sewed it on and just wear it without the collar - you can't tell anything was supposed to be there anyway. I was thinking of using brooches/pins to keep it closed, but decided it would take away from the patterns on the capelet itself...so I just knitted an i-cord and threaded it through the bigger holes close to the edge the same way you'd do to lace up a tall boot, except for my ends are at the bottom. I tried tying it into a bow, but decided it looked funny, so I just leave the ends hanging. It's very windy around where I live, so not pinning/tying the fronts of the capelet together wasn't an option.

I got a compliment on it when I wore it (I've only worn it once so far), some girl walking by me at the mall said she "liked my shawl." :happydance: :teehee:

mrs desert rain
01-12-2007, 06:42 PM
Momma_Jo -- Do you have pics of your capelet?!

I'm (finally) starting the Tie-Front Cardigan (p 71, holiday) this weekend.

Eloewien -- avail to join me on this project?

I've already dog-earred a few pieces in the winter issue, but i simply can't skip ahead without giving the cardigan a shot...

Eloewien
01-14-2007, 01:10 PM
I've got my hands full now- found a few too many projects in the meantime!!

Momma_Jo
01-16-2007, 09:13 PM
Momma_Jo -- Do you have pics of your capelet?!

No, no digi cam at the moment, unfortunately.