So, I've had this on my mind for so long, going through knitting podcasts that I love to watch and admiring the mitered square and the results of many of those together!
I really wanted to use sock yarn leftovers for this blanket. However, I have much more DK weight yarn than fingering weight/sock weight yarn. So this is my first sock yarn/fingering weight square.
I decided to start this pattern on Ravelry.
Using #2 DPNs (actually Boyes aluminum)
Yarn for this square is the one from the sage color in my last shawl (I have yet to block).
I know many people will laugh probably but I'm feeling very satisfied with memorizing this little pattern and can see why it's been the hype for some time now.
I actually had some wooden DPNS from Knittters Pride and started this on a drive down to see my daddy (as the passenger) which gives me a good 3.5 hours of knitting time.
I felt like the Knitter's Pride was dragging so much PLUS they were just a wee bit too short for my comfort from one row to the next.
So after many sighs, I asked Mr. Darcy if he knew the next town that had a Walmart and he graciously took me in and I got the last #2 aluminum needles DPNs left!!
I thought at first with really inexpensive needles that these may not work well but be a temporary fix. Ironically, these are PERFECT! The best 2.97 spent ever.
I think this will be a great little project to work on for each square in between other projects.
The fun part I'm sure is casting on for the next square...........and then the next.......
I hope you are enjoying a new project on your needles this week too!