Thursday, February 19, 2009

Chevron Scarf is finished!

It sure took a long time and got boring at times, but I'm actually debating whether I want to knit another one. Or not! Perhaps my STR mediumweight should be turned into Baby Surprise Jackets. Now if only my friends were having babies fast enough...

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

spring IK preview

It's up and I can't wait to get my copy in the mail. Lots of nice patterns! I am going to knit the Fountain Pen Shawl eventually! I haven't knit too many shawls, I'm afraid they look a little matronly, but they can look very elegant wrapped around the next with a dress. I think the Silk Cocoon Cardigan is my favorite of the sweaters! I may consider this one as well, the Millefiori Cardigan since it calls for a yarn made of 30% milk protein! I also like the Zickzack Tunic, but I don't know if it will look good on me, maybe I can make it for a sister of mine eventually!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

24 karat

Mustard Yellow is my new favorite color, that's why I bougt this skein of STR! But I'm kind of disappointed by it. The center is more yellow that the outside, which is more brown. I do like a tad of variegation, that's why I like the STR Watercolor Wave choices, but I wish this skein was mixed more uniformly. Because with this skein, one sock will end up being more yellow than the other which is kind of disappointing.

I am still knitting the Chevron Scarf and I'm kind of disappointed with the skein of jailhouse rock, it could have been spun better, but I suppose that it doesn't have any knots.