Finished objects that is!
Pattern: Perfection Pants
Yarn: waist- treliske organic, body- 12ply NWM dyed by Elissa, cuffs- aran BFL
Notes: These fit now on 12 weeks old Angus as longies and also fit 2.5yr old ellami as shorts! Used 100gms of the main NWM colour.
And I've also made 4 of these
Pattern: Calorimetry from Knitty
Yarn: Patons Inca (brown version below) and Blackberry Ridge Bulky weight in "Earth Sky" x 2 and "Byron Bay"
Needle size: Inca- 6mm, BBR- 5mm
Notes: I went down a size on the BBR as because its a ribbed pattern I wanted it to hold its shape better. The pattern is written for a lighter yarn so I made the following modifications.
Guage for BBR bulky on 5mm needles- 14s=10cm
For a 24 inch/61 cm head
cast on 72 stitches
Work pattern as written, after row 5 only repeat 5 times ( more or less depending on how wide you'd like the band)
Work pattern as written until after row 7, repeat as many times until you are at the last 2 stitches.
cast off in rib loosely.
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