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W o o l s a c k . 2 0 1 2 . 2 1
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July 30 2012
August 10 2012
Project info
W o o l s a c k . 2 0 1 2 . 2 1
London Skyline Hat by Kimberly Gintar
Knitting
New Zealand Paralympic cyclist
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Sheepfold North Ronaldsay
Aran (8 wpi)
Sand
Gray
Sheepfold Zwartables
Aran (8 wpi)
Brown
Sheepfold exmoor BFL
Aran (8 wpi)
Natural
The Natural Dye Studio Great British Wool
Purple
Notes

This is the 2nd of a special order pair of Woolsack cushions for a New Zealand 2 women cycling Paralympic team. One blind and the other sighted who is the guide.
I think below the 2012 I will put bobbles in Braille
I will also duplicate stitch the London skyline just to raise it a bit.
This one will have a pale purple sky. I want to add clouds again which will also be duplicated over to raise them
One dusk and the other dawn ;)
All the knitting is complete so now I am weaving in the ends and duplicating. It seems strange to duplicate the already knitted clouds. I have always taken such care that any duplicated stitches don’t notice and now I am trying to make them show ;)
I am not sure that duplicating the skyline will work as the stitches are in a lot of places only separated by one stitch.
The braille worked out beautifully using french knots (5 wraps, then coming up again and through the 5 wraps, wrapping around and back through)
The second photo shows the true colours

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by The Natural Dye Studio
Sport
100% Wool
367 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: July 30, 2012
  • Finished: August 12, 2012
  • Updated: October 16, 2013
  • Progress updates: 4 updates