February 13, 2007
All In the Details
Hanne Falkenberg's designs feature garter stitch, inovative construction, and details -- ah, the details, love the details. A gusset here, an i-cord edging there, and short-rows, short rows everywhere. Never a dull moment!
January 23, 2007
My LYS is hosting a monthly Hanne Falkenberg support group. They call it a support group, I call it a knit along -- either way it's loads of fun. Six of us attended the first meeting -- 2 Mermaid Jackets, a Promanade Shawl, a Dacapo, a Lastrada, and a Babette. Hanne's designs offer lots and lots of garter stitch mixed with ingenious construction and shaping. Last year I finished a Promanade Shawl and this time around I'm tackling a Mermaid Jacket.
The Mermaid Jacket is knit from side to side and features short rowed gussets, which cause the hem of the jacket to flare out.
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