Cleaning out and moving stash provided me the opportunity to see the many WIPS I have and the importance of finishing them. I needed some cheery colors so when I saw this WIP, At Home with Jane Austen, designed by The Sampler Girl, I pulled the bright colors and started where I left off......on the house.
and then I spent an hour on raising the roof in CC Tartan Plaid.....................
I'm eager to get with this one again today.
Also knitted alot, in fact so much that my 32 in cord was bunched and packed so I had to get a 47 inch and 60 in interchangeable cable in case for My Fall Shawl Ya'll. Yup that's the name.
I'm just using a basic Litroral pattern found on Ravelry for free.
It works with all garter stitch shawls with gradual increases after a row of 30 stitches. I like round, crescent shaped shawls better than pointy ones. I find this really is fast knitting.
So this is on the 47 inch cord. Can you believe this is only 1 skein of Bernat sale yarn for 2.97 at the end of the season last year, Joanne's Fabrics?
I probably will use another 1/2 one here or even may use the whole 2nd one.
When I first started knitting, I must have had an attraction to red yarn of any colorway.
I have several in my stash. I have another yarn that is Homespun and will make a tweed like texture in a burgandy red that I would like to make as well.
Don't you just love Joanne's??? their coupons, their military discounts, and options. The only thing I don't like there is any of their circular needles. OMG, try one. The cord is so tangled.
I love the Knitter's Pride ones. They are made of Vermont Birch and laquered to a smooth finish wood needle. I like to get the interchangeable ones if I can and the cords are memory free and will not curl tight.
I also like the Dreamz because each size is color coded basically. I don't have a full set but I'm hoping Santa will bring me a Nova set in Knitter's Pride this year. Those are metal ones.
I can't believe Christmas is only 4 months away! So this is a busy time for all of us stitchers getting gifts made and ornies.
Speaking of ornies, I need to design one soon.
I hope you have a nice Saturday. The sun is out here and I'm sooooooooooo glad as we have had our share of rain gloomy days. But the contrast definitely helps me appreciate the sunshine more!
Ta ta for now,