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Destashing with the Knitmaster 155

I found some odd yarn that had been in my stash for at least 20 years - Patons Stripes - I thought it was cotton, but no, it was acrylic and heavily textured with a double knitting weight, hence the reason for the chunky. However being the lazy so and so I am, I decided to use the Knitmaster Knit Radar. After having a search around this place I found the rules in a whisky bottle container along with the patterns - the knit radar was elsewhere. No wonder I take so long to produce.

The knitradar patterns are a bit old fashioned but I simply wanted a set in sleeve jersey and I had enough yarn to produce this. Of course it would have been too much to ask that the damn thing worked first time but no, it needed a strip and release of the gummed up grease, but it was a fairly simple task. So onward and upward!

I knitted the test square and selected the rules (reading the instruction manual of course) having so many machines and gadgets, its nigh on impossible to keep track of them all. Well that my excuse anyway!