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  • 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


    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)


    Vintage Pink (Raspberry) Cardigan - FINISHED!!

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Pattern Buying Fool

Posted by Amber on December 15, 2006

With all my newfound free time, I’ve bought a bunch of patterns for things to start during the holidays.

Mountain Stream Scarf – I saw one in a blog that looks tons better than it does on the website, so I decided to give lace a shot. I’m going to be using some Holly Spring Homespun/Scarlet Fleece I picked up in Richmond a while back. It’s a lot smoother than the Kidsilk haze, but I think it will work well.

Lucy in the Sky Cardigan – I can’t wait to make this! I was going to start tonight at a knitting group at bead obsessions, but decided to work on SuperSecret instead (what with the 7 days left to finish it). I’m going to use Shelridge Farms W4 in pink lemonade.

Anemoi Mittens – I haven’t bought the pattern yet, but I do have the yarn. Karabella Aurora 4, which may be a smidge big, but I’m going to swatch and see. The sad thing is that my hands are the smallest size for the pattern – so I can’t adjust in my usual way, which is to knit the next size down. Of course, at worse I just design my own mittens with the Aurora, and try to find something from the stash for the Anemoi mittens (I have lang jawoll and jaggerspun matchmaker(?) that I got in a trade. I’d have to double check the matchmaker, but I’m sure the jawoll would work).


One Response to “Pattern Buying Fool”

  1. judy said

    Stop the teasing with those patterns! Super secret looks great and I hope it works out!

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