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Wednesday, April 7, 2004

Ode to ONDE
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Onde = Wave

I’ve made a little experimental progress on Le Gilet Onde.

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I am making my first sleeve! Why get excited about a sleeve? Well, here at the ChicKnits Workshop sleeves are like a giant case of the cooties.

Avoid them!

Act like they don’t exist, even though your perfect garment of choice is always a sweater with not one but TWO SLEEVES…

So, by starting my Onde with a Sleeve Fest, I kill two birds with one stone:

1. I get those pesky cootie crawlin’ things out of the way right away.
2. I get to see how a NEW YARN acts under the needle.

CONCLUSION: I love this stuff. I was, like many of you out there, ready to flame it to a melted little pile over its acrylic content and small gauge, but wonder of wonders, my instincts held and it is going to be a BEAUT!


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