Strega's Needles & Hooks

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Saturday, August 12, 2006

Today I cast on my first ever toe-up sock.
I used the Turkish cast on after trying the figure-8 cast on several times
and failing miserably.
It should go okay until I come to the heel. Then I'll probably have nighmares!
I used the tutorial from here:

Sunday, August 06, 2006

Taking a break from knitting

Now OTN the Climbing Vines Scarf.
I'm making it much wider than the pattern calls for,
more like a shawl.

Pattern from

Finished Climbing Vines
50 inches long
22 inches wide