Day2: advent calender scarf = issues

day 2

Day one was a breeze day two not so much for me.  I have never placed beads in this manner nor have I done nupps.  The beads not an issue pretty straight forward.  But the nupps are a little nightmarish to me I have frogged that section at least 3 times but not more than 5.  
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Day 1: advent calender scarf

lace and thread
This was an advent calender scarf knit along in December of 2010. This is a free pattern if any one wants to do it.  I decide I would save it till I could knit better than I could then.  To do this project I think I am at the point where I can attempt this and get a good result I am hoping I will learn lots and lots from this as one of my main goals in learning to knit was to make socks and to make lace both I am still working on.

supplies needed listed below

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Levis and lace finished

full back
I have finished the Levi and lace project I really should work on it some more as the collar is falling apart too.  Which you can see in the photos but one thing at a time.  Here are a few more photos for you to see how it looked when completed.
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The world continues to spin

My family has been struggling a lot this year with health.  So many loved ones want to go back to heaven.   We have several other members battling health issues at the moment that are life threatening if you have a few extra moments add my family to your prayers please. Bye bye Uncle buddy you are very much loved and missed. Richard L. Rhoades Richard "Buddy" Rhoades passed away February 15, 2012. 

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Levi and lace

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I have 3 jean jackets I have had almost all of them since I was 14 years old.  That is a while for a jacket I have almost had them twice as long as I have not (OK not trying to give my age away all the way).  So they have all started to get let say worn out which is a major understatement.  I wish I had taken a photo before I cut out the backs yoke piece. So I did the nexted best thing I set the piece back on the hole I had made but you can see the crochet peeking through the hole area.
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vikkel braid two color

I want to learn to do this just putting this here for my refference


Two-color vikkel braid from Julie Sprague on Vimeo.
Another way of doing this

my kids call these gryffindor

back
When I stated knitting these 3 days ago my children said they reminded them of Harry Potter  you know his house colors of Gryffindor.   I guess they sort of do  but I wasn’t thinking that when I made them.

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