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Invictus

In finished projects, knitting, portfolio, stash busting on January 3, 2015 at 8:25 am
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Windschief by Steven West using Rowan Lima

Created during seemingly impossible circumstances, and time is but a dream, Invictus reigns. My focus is on my blessings, not my defeats. This project was completed around Thanksgiving 2014.

The pattern is Windschief, designed by Steven West, and though not particularly challenging, was an interesting bit of knitting. During this knit, I discovered that my favorite yarn is Rowan Lima (or any yarn consisting of chains as a base). I’m not a fan of repeat projects, but this may be the exception.

Pause. Start. Repeat

In designing, knitting on July 6, 2014 at 1:45 pm

If you recall, I was working on a design. I haven’t spoken much about it. I paused it early June to pursue the summer and absorb all the sun I possibly can. In short, it was taking a bit longer than anticipated and I wanted something that I could put out almost right away. I mean there’s photography, writing out the pattern; stylize the piece and the paper. This takes time.

After I completed a square for a blanket to be donated, I was inspired by the stitch pattern I used.

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My mind took this stitch pattern and the ideas came to me…this being the first. This I started on July 1, 2014. I’m just praying I have enough yarn right now.

The process has been brutal. Though this is a simple stitch pattern, I have pulled this back several times and several rows back due to mistakes… Mistakes caused by knitting when I’m sleepy, only to wake up to a mess.

What is it? Ahh, you still gotta wait! (not as long as the first one I have paused momentarily.) Guesses?

This is the introduction of Hira.