Monday, January 16, 2006

A Blast from the Past: Mismatched Needles

Odd needles. Remember that? Didn't everybody's mother knit a vest with this technique in some kind of nasty angora/acrylic blend to wear over a polyester blouse?

This Rowan Cotton Rope worked with one 6mm needle and one 20mm needle.

After having struggled with a student's first drop stitch project in a recent class (not a good idea in a highly textured yarn), this seems like a good cheat.

Am noodling on this for a summer design.

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