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Nessie - Herbology HW

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November 1 2009
November 8 2009
Project info
Nessie - Herbology HW
Loch Ness Monster by Hansi Singh
Art Project, hpkchc
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
157 yards
Caron Simply Soft Solids
none left in stash
0.3 skeins = 109.8 yards (100.4 meters), 59 grams
Caron Simply Soft Solids
92 yards in stash
0.13 skeins = 47.6 yards (43.5 meters), 25 grams

Need to make for art project

2/11/09 - UGH! I had ambitions of finishing this tonight, but that ended when I had to try three times to pick up the stupid sts for the underbelly from this obnoxious garter selvedge. What they don’t tell you in the instructions is that you’re picking up from the BOTTOM selvedge (when k-side down, head to the right). I was picking up from the top, because that’s what it looked like in the picture. Grr… I need mindless knitting to calm my frustration.

4/11/09 - I’ve started the process of grafting the thing together and stuff, and *gasp* Nessie has taken shape. It went from a deformed pile of flat knit to a sea monster in a few minutes! (well, grafting’s not done yet, but the transformation is still remarkable)

8/11/09 - Um, well, the left-back flipper is backwards, but I don’t really care considering this thing is going to be demolished in three days anyway… I-corded the horns. Mattress stitch is a [insert profanity here]. The eyes make it cute, but I still can’t wait to dismantle the thing!

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315 yards / 170 grams
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  • Originally queued: October 31, 2009
  • Project created: November 1, 2009
  • Finished: November 8, 2009
  • Updated: February 20, 2010