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outdoordrea
01-14-2009, 11:25 PM
I recently finished two Cabled Newsboy hats that I frogged. The first one, made from Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted was too tight around the cast-on. The second one was knit from Berocco Ultra Alpaca, and while I love the yarn, it wasn't the right fit for that hat...too drapey...perhaps it was the needle size I used to get gauge.

The third project is a modified version of the Spirogyra fingerless mitts. Instead of doing a yo I used a M1 backward loop. I also used the tubular cast-on for the cuffs. I wanted to use the tubular cast-off as well, but couldn't make it work this time. As it is, one mitt got cast-off in ribbing, and the other in knit, and I had to re-work the thumbs to get them to fit; but I am so done with this project.

Jan in CA
01-15-2009, 01:02 AM
Pretty, pretty, pretty! That yarn for the gloves is gorgeous!

Cynamar
01-15-2009, 01:05 AM
NICE! Great job!

WandaT
01-15-2009, 08:37 AM
They look great! You sound like me trying to find the right yarn for the right pattern. I end up trying all kinds of things before I actually start the project.

dustinac
01-15-2009, 09:04 AM
:happydance: They look great, love the mitts!

Marria
01-15-2009, 10:10 AM
Very nice. The newsboy hats are awesome. Pattern please?

outdoordrea
01-15-2009, 01:40 PM
The Cabled Newsboy Hat is in Stitch 'N Bitch Nation. Very easy pattern, I've made two others using a bulky yarn, but for some reason I could not achieve gauge using the Lamb's Pride. Otherwise, that would have been a nice hat to keep.

outdoordrea
01-15-2009, 01:41 PM
Pretty, pretty, pretty! That yarn for the gloves is gorgeous!
I wish I remembered the name of the yarn...I bought it in Taos, NM and all I remember is that it's hand-painted by a woman in Sedona, AZ.

meg
01-15-2009, 11:45 PM
so pretty!

MerigoldinWA
01-18-2009, 03:43 AM
Pretty! I am so done with this project LOL

ArtLady1981
01-20-2009, 06:13 PM
Very very nice work!!! :thumbsup: I just love them!

ritaw
01-21-2009, 07:58 AM
Lovely ! so pretty :)

Slim
01-21-2009, 08:33 AM
I'm sorry the hats didn't work out -- they look really cute. Pretty gloves. Love the colorway.