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November 22 2011
November 27 2011
Project info
Christmas Stocking
Drifting Snowflake Stocking by Marinda Lariz
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
327 yards = 3 skeins
Dale Garn Heilo
2 skeins = 218.0 yards (199.3 meters), 100 grams
Crazy Girl Yarn Shop in Coralville, Iowa
Dale Garn Heilo
1 skein = 109.0 yards (99.7 meters), 50 grams
Crazy Girl Yarn Shop in Coralville, Iowa

My instructions are “skinny and about 18” long.” Will do! Love the colors. I’ve never worked with Dalegarn before, so this will be fun!

Intarsia is not fun. :P I do like this yarn, but it’s not knitting up very evenly….I hope it blocks out pretty well. I probably should have added an inch to the instep. The foot looks a little short. I’ll reassess when I get nearer the end. I’m still not sure if this will be a 16” or 18” stocking.

The cuff as written does not produce the cuff as pictured. I had to fudge mine a little. If it doesn’t come out right, I’ll have to frog back a bit….

Hated the cuff, so I ripped and redid it. I think if you purl the knits and knit the purls as written for the cuff, it should work, but I made my own alterations, especially when I remembered I needed to put a name on the cuff. :S Looks good now. I left off the loops because I don’t figure a boy will appreciate them. Will use these letters.

Didn’t use those letters. I charted some of my own. I wish I had had wool the right color for the duplicate stitching, but I only had nylon. I think it looks fine, though. It’s super cute. I think I’ll fasten the cuff down in a couple places and call it good!


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by Dale Garn
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  • Project created: November 10, 2011
  • Finished: November 27, 2011
  • Updated: December 3, 2011
  • Progress updates: 6 updates