Metal Guru
Finished
March 30, 2013
April 12, 2013

Metal Guru

Project info
Camomille by Helga Isager
Knitting
Neck / TorsoShawl / Wrap
me
one size
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1,033 yards
Northbound Knitting Merino Fingering Singles
160 yards in stash
1.6 skeins = 640.1 yards (585.3 meters), 160 grams
Gray
Etsy.northboundknitting
WalkCollection Luxe Light
676 yards in stash
0.6 skeins = 393.6 yards (359.9 meters), 60 grams
etsy walkcollection
Notes

For the CamomilleWalk KAL
30.03 found some needles - so going for cast on with 4.5mm!

The sun has forsaken us here in London, photos are the best I could get considering the appalling light conditions, I tweaked the exposure levels on some of them.

  • knitting with 1 strand at a time, 4 rows NBK, 4 rows WC
  • was using M1 but then decided to change to M1L, M1R as it did actually look better - thx ZarahMaria (the Camomille Guru)
  • Edging stitches look tight, will change to 2/3 edge stitches next time and maybe do YO’s as other WCKALers are doing
  • did 17 repeats for main body - I like odd numbers
  • Used 41g of WC Luxe Lite, and 78g of NBK fingering weight for stripey body
  • used the darker NBK skein only on the ‘snips’
  • 72 ‘snips’, done! 53g used.
  • No Crochet edging
  • added some large ceramic glazed beads to the tassels
  • unblocked measurements 25” x 71”
  • Blocked dimensions
  • Beads from ScorchedEarth on Etsy

Lace edging hmm …. put the kettle on, this is going to take a while!

Yarns
WC. I know I’m already a huge fan, but Cathrin’s Luxe Lite is just sublime, absolutely gorgeous, it definitely deserves the name Luxe, and is soft & warm.
NBK. These were my first NBK’s, its so difficult to get hold of! and I can see why. Again Gorgeous, beautifully dyed and the base has a lovely soft sheen, and achieves a surprising amount of cushiness, even though it’s dense and strong.

Can’t wait to cast on but all my needles are occupied!!!!!

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Finished
March 30, 2013
April 12, 2013
 
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by Northbound Knitting
Fingering
100% Merino
400 yards / 100 grams

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by WalkCollection
Light Fingering
70% Alpaca, 20% Silk, 10% Cashmere goat
656 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: March 29, 2013
  • Finished: April 13, 2013
  • Updated: May 20, 2013
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