Playing Favorites, Part 2
We talked a little while ago about the sock yarns for the upcoming book, but that book won't all be sock-y goodness. There are lots of other delightful projects too, and that means more yarn. I've just now gotten the last of the yarns in, so that meant it was time to bring them all together for a group shot. I really am rather madly in love with all of these, and I bet there are a few here that will be new to you. Starting up at the top left, the pink one there is Manos Fino in Rosewater [...]
Not a Sock in Sight
We talked the other day about sock yarns for the book after next, but as usual, the book is more than just socks. Some of the non-sock yarns have also started to arrive, and they're delightful. Up at the top there, in all of its lovely pinkness, is Manos Fino in Rosewater. That's going to become an absolutely delicious shawl. Moving clockwise around the circle, the next one is Anzula Oasis in Seaside. This is also destined for some sort of wrap (it's a silk/camel blend, and I anticipate greatness). Then we've got Sweet Georgia Trinity Worsted in Silver. I'm [...]
I've spoken before about how, when I first started knitting, I thought "suitable needles" meant needles that look pretty with the yarn, rather than needles that give appropriate gauge. It made for some rather memorable early projects. But every now and then, just by chance, the needles that look lovely with the yarn will happen to give perfect gauge. That, plus a healthy stretch of stockinette, makes for the most meditative knitting imaginable. The yarn is Creme in Seaglass by Phydeaux Designs. It's delicious. And so is this project, though you can't see any more of it for a long [...]
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