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The Model, The Result

A friend on FB had sent me this model. Couldn't resist to get the kneedles out and clicked away

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VOGUE 1947

Isn't it a wonderful advertisement. In today's language it makes it almost hilarious.

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Vogue Knitting Books

A good friend left me her Vogue Knitting books. The oldest dates back to 1947. Just look at this

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Vogue Knitting LIVE

There is the Vogue Knitting LIVE show in NYC from 17 - 20 January 2013 are any men attending??

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Winter projects

Pattern from a Vogue Knitting book 1961

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Lace Knitting

3 months Cape Town has produced this dressing gown

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Beanie, mock cable pattern

The Beanie

Using 2.5mm knitting needles; Cast on 129sts
Please note the rib starts with a P1

Row 1 *P1, K1, rep from * till last stitch, P1
Row 2 *K1, P1, rep from * till last stitch, K1
Row 3 to 6 Rep last 2 rows, twice
Row 7 *P1, K1, rep from * till last stitch, P1

Start row count at 1 again

Row 1 P2, [K3, P3, K3, P1, K3, P3] 7 times
K3, P3, K3, P1, K3, P2

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Another cap

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Slip Stitch Projects

Some of the completed projects. See what the slip stitch technique can produce.

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Some try outs.