Thursday, 29 January 2009

seeming to find myself even more drawn to orange

the basic honeycomb pattern

row 1: i repeated the *c2b & c2f* for the first row (when you repeat the honeycomb pattern the next time around, so on your sixth round you switch c2f, c2b, ect)
row 1-3:the other 3 rows just knit across on circulars

*C2B: Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold to back of work; k2, then k2 from cable needle. C2F: Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold to front of work; k2, then k2 from cable needle.

i'm anticipating this toque will be getting lots of tobogganing action soon!
i'd like to re-knit the pattern with a longer brim & with a tad thicker yarn...


  1. I love that fabrics. I've got the black one. IKEA Gunilla, yes?

  2. Have you tried looking on Etsy for supplies? A lot of people destash that way. I have found the most random stuff there, like a walking foot for my sewing machine, or antique measuring tapes.

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    When I buy online, I use a visa debit card that is linked to my checking account. I only use whatever I have on this account so I don't overspend.
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    Have a great day!

  4. I forgot to mention that I have actually two visa debit card and I use one only for online purchases. The one that I use for online purchases is not linked directly to my checking account god forbid something happen.
    Anyway, I don't know if this is any interest to you but I thought I will let you know. Ciao. The orange fabric is fab and thanks for sharing the knitting pattern.

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