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  • Kathleen's KAL

    Knit-a-long with Kathleen
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL PAN-AM JACKET KNIT-ALONG POST

    Also, say you remember that MadameX posted a message you want to read but you can't remember when she posted it, you just bring up any message by MadameX and, underneath her avatar, click on the number of posts. That will bring up a list of every...
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  • Re: THE OFFICIAL PAN-AM JACKET KNIT-ALONG POST

    Willyknit: I increased each sleeve by 4 stitches which gives an additional 1 inch. Since the increases are done in pairs, before and after the divider stitches, I increased stitches on the fronts and backs also. After dividing the sleeves from the body...
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL PAN-AM JACKET KNIT-ALONG POST

    I've been wqnting to make this, so happy to have help along the way. I have some fiber (Romney) that I am spinning now for my Pan-Am. Teal/gray/blue. I will ply the singles together and should have a worsted weight. This is epic for me to spin with...
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL PAN-AM JACKET KNIT-ALONG POST

    a gusset update. Now that I've gone an inch or two beyond the underarm, I'm even more pleased. The gusset just tucks right in to the deep chevron pattern - excellent!
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL PAN-AM JACKET KNIT-ALONG POST

    hennyknitting: Any ideas? Is anyone else adding gussets to their Pan Am? This jacket was designed without any underarm shaping, flat. Simple, obviously it looks super on the model in the pattern photo! Knowing other types of garment construction, I know...
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL PAN-AM JACKET KNIT-ALONG POST

    This is a partially completed stocking of the type I usually knit (18th Century period pattern and clocks (the disigns that appear in both sides of the stockings, run up the calf and somtimes appear to each side of the gusset), they have a gauge of about...
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL PAN-AM JACKET KNIT-ALONG POST

    The gusset is done and I am pleased with the results. The designer's join for the sleeve underarm is very nice - but no wiggle room at all. When I saw the size of the opening, I decided on a gusset. Yes, the knitted fabric is very stretchy and I think...
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