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Old 09-18-2013, 07:12 PM   #1
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WIP - Cowl for Kimmers
This is going to be a cowl that can also be worn over the head. I still don't know what to call it - it is a cowl and hood combined.

It is knit in a Estonian Lace stitch that I am converting from a flat to a circular stitch, talk about a challenge. The stitch is Nupp Lace 1. BTW if anyone is interested in using this stitch pattern, it should read a multiple of 20 plus 21; I've written the person on this site more than once about this but they never made the correction.

My friend had picked out the yarn for Sideways Socks; realized I needed a 100 yard skein to be able to make socks that matched, 3 skeins from the same dye lot did not have the same color runs

It is a sock yarn with elastic so I hope this works out okay for the lace when I block it.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:09 PM   #2
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Lovely! I must try nupps. I recently learned nupp rhymes with soup.
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This is the lace cowl you asked about blocking! Pretty!
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Oh Claire, this is divine! Lovely stitch pattern and work. I can't wait to see the finished cowl.
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Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma View Post
Lovely! I must try nupps. I recently learned nupp rhymes with soup.
When I first learned that I taught my husband how to pronounce it. Nupps are different from bobbles, they are elongated, done in this yarn they remind me of plump little raisins.
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Very pretty Claire!!
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It looks great!
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Very lovely looking so far, Claire! Nice color combo!

Nupps...rhymes with soups...are pretty easy.

I have a shawl pattern in my queue that calls for lots of nupps. They're sweet!

The Echo Flower Shawl! Here is a closeup of the nupps.

And here.
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Originally Posted by ArtLady1981 View Post
Very lovely looking so far, Claire! Nice color combo!

Nupps...rhymes with soups...are pretty easy.

I have a shawl pattern in my queue that calls for lots of nupps. They're sweet!

The Echo Flower Shawl! Here is a closeup of the nupps.

And here.
That's funny, I downloaded that pattern just three days ago Besides the nupps Echo Flower Shawl has a pretty flower stitch.

I don't know that my nupps will show up very much in this cowl, but I'm okay with that, I really like making them. Using lace needles makes it easier, and maintaining a very loose tension.

Do you have an Echo Flower Shawl planned for the near term?
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