Tuesday, May 19, 2015
tending my yarn garden...
Oh my, has it really been two weeks?
When I last posted (here), I was feverishly working on a shrug for AnnaLynn and am happy to report that I did, in fact, finish in time as evidenced by the above photos. :) I plan to (someday) make her another; this one turned out perfectly except for being a tad wide across the back.
The green project is a Brennan Cardi that I'm making as a Christmas gift for someone special. :) I don't know if it's just me, but I had a hard time keeping track of the different instructions for which rows to do the button holes (every 16), on which to do short rows (every 6), and when to do decreases and then increases (every 8). I wound up writing out all the rows and what to do on each all the way through stopping to knit the sleeves (the pattern is knit from the bottom up). I think I've got it figured out now and am looking forward to pulling this project out from time to time. Christmas is a long way off, so I'm not in a hurry. The yarn is KPs Gloss (70% merino, 30% silk) which is simply wonderful to work with.
Reading has been slow due to busy days. The latest Mother Earth News arrived recently, but I haven't had a chance to peek inside yet.
Looking forward to catching up with all my Yarn Along friends!
Joining Ginny :)
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