Sunday, April 30, 2017

Yopping 44 - Chinese Rats and Pigs



Here are the two doubleknit hemp potholders I completed this week.







The red and blue one (the chinese character for pig) I had to create the chart myself because the chart included in the pattern was wrong. Here is what I knit from:



And although I haven't done any more on the EZ Surprise sweater here is a video of how it goes together.








I have pinned my baby blanket together so I can start joining the seams - hopefully I won't lose heart and will have something to show you next week.

Happy Yopping All....we are counting down only eight more weeks to go!

9 comments:

  1. Your double knitting is just wonderful. Hope the blanket goes together smoothly.

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  2. I have not tried double knitting but yours are beautiful and double knitting would be the perfect application for pot holders! Lovely color combos too.
    Thank you for the video as I had no idea how that knitted material would turn out to be a sweater! LOL! I have a whole new respect for Elizabeth....I need to try one! I hope the blanket works out just fine as it is so gorgeous. Have a great week!

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  3. Oh my goodness! You did a video! Now I can see what I only previously could believe. lol Thank you, Mary-Anne, for doing that. I love it. And I love the sweater. I also love your beautiful hemp potholders, and I can't wait to see the finished baby blanket. So far, seeing only the components makes that project something of a mystery to me, too.

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  4. The potholders are fab, and the video is amazing, I'm glad I saw exactly how the piece folds to create the sweater.

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  5. Oh your potholders are gorgeous, love the double knitting. Can't believe it is only eight weeks to go!

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    1. They are fun to make and great to use.

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