Friday, January 31, 2014


Yesterday I got a comment about my machine knit longies pattern/tutorial.  I answered, and wanted to include a link to a  brown newborn soaker I made for a give away/charity auction.  However, in scrolling through my blog, I can't find the post.  I know it's just a small little thing, plain old brown, not very exciting...but still, I like to post about everything I make!

Yup.  Not much too it.  Unfortunately, I never heard back from the winner, to see if it fit, or if she even got it.  I sent another email last month, but no response to that one either :(

This is in Patons Classic Wool, and is based on the Dandelion Dreamer pattern that I've shown before.  I think I handknit this; it's really quick and a nice portable project.  The icord I made on the machine though :)  It is a really easy pattern to adapt to the machine though, the biggest key is figuring out which part of the crotch you're working on, I think on the machine you do the opposite direction on the gusset (and you have to work out how many rows you need for the measurement given in the flap).  Any interest in a more detailed tutorial?

Yarn In:  16 153gr
Yarn Out:  57gr + 16 655gr = 16 712gr
Balance: 559gr more sent OUT than IN
Costs: $378.91/365 days = $1.04/day

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