A winter project

Here is a little project I have been working on occasionally this fall. I have not quite decided what it’s going to be. right now I am just playing. I also posted this to Ravelry so if you are a member there you may have seen it. I am using the Multi looms because this is sock weight yarn. I bought it at OFFF and have the label somewhere, I’ll look it up. It is hand dyed superwash wool, that I do remember. But after weaving a couple 6” squares, I knew I was going to get bored before the entire large skein was done so got the idea to make 6” squares using the other sizes. I have not run out of options yet. And have not decided if I am going to involve the triangles or not. As you can see I have also not done anything with the tails either. But it is kind of interesting to see how close to the original 6” I can get. The top center block was put together by sc each side and then slip stitched the two sides together. I like how that looks but found that it makes the block just a tince too wide and with more than one seam it makes them way too wide. That could be compensated for by working an edging around the outside of the block but I decided to go with a narrower join, just one row of sc. I chose this dark maroon yarn because I thought it toned the red & green down a bit and also being a bit smaller yarn the seams would be a little less bulky. It’s already been redone once and is still subject to frogging. And I expect it’s going to be a long time finishing. 🙂
Samples

  1. 4×6 & three 2×2
  2. 4×6 & 2×6
  3. Three 2×6
  4. 2×6 & three 2×4
  5. One 6”

2 thoughts on “A winter project

  1. Very interesting…… Got any idea what’s going to be. I love how your creativity flows. What is your favorite way of joining your squares/rectangles? I have tried overcast as well as weaving them together. Always looking for new ideas……

    Linda from All Things Fiber

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  2. Thanks Linda, i was thinking xmas vest, now I’m kind of thinking summer top! lol It’s going to take a while to finish it!The way I join them depends on the project, I often us an overhand stitch or sc. That center top block has sc along each edge and then the two are slip stitched together. there is also a fancy crochet method called Flat Braid trim that I found on you tube that looks great on a project that needs fancied up a bit;

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