1. BUN Hat, 2. Fake Isle Hat, 3. Fair Isle Hat, 4. Cathi's Coaster Cap, 5. Lucky 7 Hat, 6. Breakfast Waffles Hat, 7. Horizontal Caterpillars Hat, 8. Striped Textured Hat, 9. Etta Hat, 10. Broken Ribbing Cap
Now. Onward to the On The Needle item. A new sweater is in the planning stages. This blue yarn was purchased at a local thrift store: all 2300 yards of it. A 5 ply sport yarn in a beautiful color, but there is no ball band or label.
And here is a prime example of why one should do a gauge swatch. Since I had no idea what size needle to use with this yarn and a yet to be determined sweater, I grabbed a US#4 29" circular needle and cast on 45 stitches. I knit several rows of garter stitch and then commenced doing a stockinette stitch with 5 stitches at each side in garter for selvages to keep the swatch from rolling. After about 3" I switched to several more rows of garter and also switched to a size US#5 needle. And then a #6 and then a #7. I now know how many stitches and rows to the inch I will get using THIS unknown yarn and different needles.
Now to figure out what sweater to knit. Anyone have a favorite sweater pattern to recommend?
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