Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 200 : Starting with the Yoke

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 200 : Starting with the Yoke

De la Toison au Tricot n° 200 : Commencer avec l’empiècement The Frøkengårdskofte by Lene Holme Samsøe and Liv Sandvik Jakobsen  is a top-down yoke sweater. Le modèle Frøkengårdskofte de Lene Holme Samsøe et de Liv Sandvik Jakobsen commence avec l’empiècement....
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n°199 : The Gage Swatch

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n°199 : The Gage Swatch

De la Toison au Tricot n°199 : L’échantillon Making a gage swatch is the first step when knitting a sweater. This little square, knit with the same yarn that will be used for the sweater, allows us to make sure that our gage or tension is correct. Essentially,...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 198 : A Norwegian Knitting Adventure

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 198 : A Norwegian Knitting Adventure

De la Toison au Tricot n° 198 : Une aventure du tricot norvégien I’ve just signed up for a class on how to make a traditional Norwegian cardigan or kofte. On her site, knitographyfarm.com, Patricia has a number of different classes on traditional Norwegian knitting....
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 197 : Lace Edging

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 197 : Lace Edging

De la Toison au Tricot n° 197 : Bordure en Dentelle I’ve almost finished my shawl ! All I have to do is knit the lace edging. J’ai presque fini mon châle ! Il ne me reste que tricoter la bordure en dentelle. … to be continued … … à suivre...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 196 : A Perfert Match

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 196 : A Perfert Match

De la Toison au Tricot n° 196 : un beau mariage  After spinning the skein of blue-green yarn, I decided to create a couple of matching skeins. Après avoir filé l’écheveau bleu-vert, j’ai décidé de créer quelques écheveaux assortis. First, I made a blend of Ouessant...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 195 : More Spinning

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 195 : More Spinning

I just can’t stop spinning!
I’ve been spinning lots of angora rabbit wool : Several skeins of natural white yarn and one lovely skein of beautiful rose-burgundy.
I’ve also spun a lovely alpaca-Ouessant wool blend, dyed in striking blues and greens.

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