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#07 Parallelogram by Laura Zukaite
Needles & yarn
Patons North America Classic Wool Worsted

1/19/20 ~ Modernizing traditional by cropping and adding extended dark around neck … adorable. Photo shoot when weather breaks.

The grey yarn, a ‘workhorse’ yarn aka a classic wool from Patons, was gifted to me. The yarn used for the argyle was from scraps. Yeah!

Argyle comes to life with duplicate stitch.

Using small bobbins, shaking or simply holding up the knitting after a row, the knitting goes quickly. Allowing the bobbins to dangle, they literally spin and untangle themselves if the yarn is not too long from the bobbin. Amazing how this technique works. Second pic is naked argyle.

Tips on duplicate stitch:

  • Use your thumb to guide yarn over stitch for fullest coverage.
  • Keep the work loose. When you pull tight, the yarn sinks in and the coverage is minimal (ugly).
  • Work from the bottom and go up.
  • Focus on not splitting yarns.
  • Keep slow.
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by Patons North America
100% Wool
194 yards / 100 grams

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  • Originally queued: October 30, 2019
  • Project created: January 2, 2020
  • Finished: January 19, 2020
  • Updated: July 20, 2021
  • Progress updates: 2 updates