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Ravellenics 2018: Join team Passionknit!

Patti Waters

Tags knitting, olympics, project, Ravellenics

Ravellenics 2018: Join team Passionknit!

As we cheer on our athletes during the 2018 Winter Olympics challenge yourself to knit an entire project start to finish during the olympics. Cast on at the opening ceremonies (or afterwards since they are at 6am EST) and cast off by the time the closing ceremonies are finished. To join Team Passionknit on Ravelry:1. Pick your event hereYou should choose an event/project that will be a challenge for you, but only you can decide what that is.2. Create a project page with the tag ravellenics2018 and the tag for your event and our team tag Passionknit2018, make sure to post a...


Project Notes: Dagmar Sweater

Patti Waters

Tags knit, notes, project, sweater, variegated, yarn

Project Notes: Dagmar Sweater

      Pattern: Dagmar by Handy Kitty Size: L (107cm chest) Yarn: Malabrigo Rios in Tranquilo 6 skeins Needles: 5mm 32" circular, 4.5mm 16" & 32" circulars Notes: These notes are very detailed, just to make a few things in this pattern a little more straight forward for beginners. Experienced pattern readers and sweater knitters can absolutely just dive in and knit without issue.  I love this sweater! It is comfortable, warm and soft. I love when sweaters are a little longer in the back, which is done here with short rows. The pattern was very simple, but not very...