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22 january, 2007


Inspiration: Today I was in the mood to play with the square in square motif and ended up with not 1, but 3 swatches.  I do love log cabin knitting!  I'm thinking about combining these swatches into a vertical strip.
Yarn: Rowan's Cotton Glace, Rowan's Wool Cotton, and a few other random things from my stash.       
Needles: US 4
Stitch: Garter Stitch
Techniques: Short Rows, Log Cabin Knitting

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Comments

Those is some happy-lookin' squares. I likes 'em.

Posted by: anna hannan | Jan 22, 2007 7:01:21 PM

(I guess b/c I peruse the blogs early am I never delved deeper into your blog but...) I just noticed this category of Nona's swatches - it's wonderful! I can visualize what you get out of the swatches, just playing around, getting your ideas down, etc. I really like your! take on the log cabin and short row ones - great!

Posted by: Terry | Jan 23, 2007 5:30:59 AM

Lol, Nona ~ I know you said that you're aiming for a swatch a day, whatever the size, but I didn't expect to see three today, lol. Go girl!

You've inspired a challenge for myself ~ I must to get my head around this log cabin technique.

Posted by: angel | Jan 23, 2007 5:40:58 AM

Picasso does log cabin? Great colors!

Posted by: Brenda | Jan 23, 2007 10:04:46 AM

So does that count for the next three days? ;)

Posted by: Sarah | Jan 23, 2007 7:26:04 PM

Someone went to the Quits of Gee's Bend exhibit. I love love love your swatches.

Posted by: Kaela | Jan 24, 2007 10:20:01 PM

that should be "Quilts" not "Quits"

Posted by: Kaela | Jan 24, 2007 10:21:19 PM

Nona's swatches are a delight! Gwyndolyn can't deal with Log Cabin, though. The wonky angles make her nauseous. She apologizes profusely and thanks nona for her excellent work.

Posted by: Gwyndolyn O'Shaughnessy | Jan 25, 2007 4:24:23 PM

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