Posted by Sarah on 7th Apr 2017
Kaffe Fassett Knit Along - week 2 - Ascending Squares or Descending Squares, whichever you choose. Make 2
Hope you are having fun with the first square! I found a knitters thimble helps to keep the tension even and reduces the problem of the yarns twisting around each other!
This week is easier, only two colours required. The suggested colourway is Rust and Soft Cream but I chose Gold and the result is brill!
Knitted in the very worthy Rowan Pure Wool Worsted yarn
Woo hoo!!It is now here! Week one of Kaffe Fassetts Afghan Knit along using the exceptional Rowan Pure Wool Worsted yarn, 100% pure wool comes in 100g balls. While you may prefer to use another yarn the best thing is to swap with another yarn of aran weight or worsted, otherwise a variation in final [...]
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