Yarny Goodness!

Another super exciting fun knitblog

  • November Knit Goals

    I'm prone to being a scatterbrain, so I try to make a short list of things to accomplish each month (lest I have 27 different non matching socks).

    Same as last month: Sleep more. Study more. Knit more. Sleep more.

  • Sweater-a-Month 2008

    Cabled Hoodie: Cascade 220 - Needs seams

    Urban Aran

    Mariah: Ella Rae Classic

    Tricot

    Tubesque: Noro Garden + ???

    CeCe: Silky Wool

    Lucy in the Sky

    Rogue: Handspun - Needs seams

    Elizabeth Zimmermann's Bog Jacket

    Ribbi Cardi: Cotton Ease (Blue/White)

    Ruffled Surplice (spring 07 Interweave): Yard TBD

    Red Carpet Convertible

    Silk Corset Top: Alchemy Synchronicity

    Eyelet Rib Cardi (inspired by Spring 07 Interweave)

    Bella Paquita: Shelridge? Karabella? Sublime?

    A top down set in sleeve sweater (a la Barbara Walker)

    Giselle

    Vintage Pink (Raspberry) Cardigan - FINISHED!!

Finish things before starting new things? Whaaa?

Posted by Amber on March 10, 2006

I’d been considering all sorts of wooly pullovers for my next project … but then it was over 60 degrees outside this morning, so I’m thinking that maybe something light would be fun for my next project. Like say: Spring Fling!

I was going to do a theoretical ruffly cardi (ruffli cardi, if I wanted to be cutesy cutesi, anyway, a cardigan with a ruffle), which was going to come from my stash – but all I have for that project is black and dark purple yarn, and Spring Fling just seems like it should be white or pink or periwinkle or something. If I made it in cream/white/ecru I could wear it with just about all my summery dresses I never wear because they’re all sleeveless, and with most of the skirts I never wear. Will ponder.

(The theoretical sweater is coming along, I’m about 2 inches from finishing the back. I’m feeling kind of meh about doing the front for a second time. First thing I need to do is get a new cable needle. I lost one, and I’ve been using hairpins, which were fine for a single stitch wide cable on the back of a mitten, but not so good for a giant sweater. Also I’m thinking straight/bell sleeves ala Tubey, rather than tapered (normal) sleeves. Not sure yet. It’s harder to roll up Tubey sleeves, but it wouldn’t be so hard to fit a long sleeve shirt under it (a problem with the gray sweater I used for reference the other day).

(Also, after seeing this girl’s version, I really want to make the KnitPicks Kimono sweater.)

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