New Cast on perfect for socks.
"Cool Socks Warm Feet"
Or her two sock DVD's,
Sock Techniques 1 & 2
Every one was particularly impressed with Lucy's sock design
Fiesta Feet seen below.
sock yarn. She has 8 colourways of hand painted super wash merino. These are just a few of them.
which knits up beautifully in any yarn but is especially nice in Lucy's Celestial Merino
The Sea lettuce pattern sold out quickly but we have more on order and still have a few skeins of Celestial Merino.
In the afternoon, our class was
Dabble into Double
Double knitting is a form of knitting in which two fabrics are knit simultaneously with two yarns on one pair of needles. A little tricky at first but Lucy quickly got us going.
above and below
Starting of slow with just one colour.
Nearly got the hang of it
Finished practising and on to the real thing with the fabulous Kauni.
If you missed the class, Lucy's DVD on Double Knitting can get you going.
Part of the reason Lucy's Double Knitting scarves are so incredible is a special yarn from Denmark called
Bubbles and Paintbox use Kauni colourway EQ which is literally the rainbow of colourways. The rainbow skein is paired with a solid contrast.
Elizabeth Zimmerman's Baby Surprise Jacket
Evelyn Clark's Swallow Tail Shawl, originally published in Interweave Magazine, is now a FREE DOWNLOAD on the Designer's website http://www.evelynclarkdesigns.com/pdf/Swallowtail.pdf
Even more magnificant in Kauni shown below.
Look at it in Kauni
Another Lucy Neatby resource you might enjoy is her new book on finishing techniques.
Fish Mural/Wall Hanging
seen below. Good luck Karen!!
Special thanks to Lucy's freind, Mary Pat, who helped us connect with Lucy. By the way, Lucy is wearing a very rare pair of boots and can you believe it, she knows some one in California who has a pair just like them!
And we leave you with one of Lucy's most recent designs which she shared with us
Udderly Devine is being modelled by Desdemona, a long haired highland cow who resides on Big Tancook island (of the coast of Nova Scotia, area 3 miles by 4 miles approximately) where Lucy's photographer Hillary Dionne lives.
We don't have the pattern yet but we are working on it, it has just been published. If you like, each of the teets can be knit with holes in the tips which can be used to strand your yarn through if you wish to use it as a knitting pouch.