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52 Knits // Holden Shawlette

June 18, 2012

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Pattern: Holden Shawlette by Mindy Wilkes
Yarn Used: 0.8 skein Regia hand dye effect sock yarn (70% wool, 25% nylon, 5% acrylic)
Needles: 4.5mm circular needles
Modifications: used a stretchy bind off instead of the picot bind off the pattern called for.

Note: Very simple boring shawl to knit. The pattern was very easy to follow but also rather dull. If I were to knit this shawl again, I’d start the lace pattern earlier because I’m not too fond of the garter stitch part. I like the colors of the yarn but there were many knots in it. Not too happy about the quality!

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FIFTYTWOOOOThis is project #14 of 52

As part of my 2012 goals, I want to finish 52 knitted items this year. You can see all the items I knitted so far on my blog or on ravelry.

See knits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 1112 and 13

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4 Comments

  • Reply Froschkoenigin June 19, 2012 at 09:44

    Yeah, it's over! 😀
    What will you knit tonight?

  • Reply Michelle Clement June 21, 2012 at 03:26

    Ooh…this is lovely! 🙂 I've been weaseling away repeating my knit stitch over and over (my mom taught me a few weeks ago!). I can't wait til I get to make leg warmers or something…lol. Any good patterns for beginners you would suggest? I'm still getting purl down, too. Alllmost.

    • Reply froggeddesigns June 21, 2012 at 13:03

      Yay, once you know how to knit and purl it's very easy and intuitive to learn all the other stitches, because most of them are just variations of k & p 🙂
      Have you checked revelry for patterns? You can browse through thousands of patterns and you can sort them by skill level 🙂
      A friend of mine knitted these as her first pattern:
      http://a-friend-to-knit-with.blogspot.de/2008/09/toasttoasty.html
      or maybe the "Turn A Square Hat" by Jared Flood?

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