This picture is the correct color.
patterning on the sleeve, because I wanted
a longer garter stitch, so it's more practical for
a bit more room.
I might do patterning on the bottom. Did sleeves
first so I know how much yarn I need.
I finally found a pattern I like for this
I wanted yarn to make something for "fall".
I saw these colors and kept going back, and
There are 6 colors in all...making each 10".
and very theraputic....not brainless,
Here it is
I had fun knitting this week...I do need
to get back to the 2nd giant sock and get that
A while ago I posted a link to a blog about dyeing yarn
with Koolaid. (Martha, Ruth and I did that a few years
ago at Martha's house.) I ordered some sock yarn from
Knitpicks and this weekend gave it a try.
I knew I wanted sprinkle yarn, but did not want a
white background. So Saturday, dyed all of it a light
some of it is messy. note to self, tie more strings
around it the next time
today, I laid it all out
I laid the two skeins on top of each other so they
would be mostly the same
I'm thinking I would have liked better without
but Joey said he likes it. It is currently drying.
I will wind it for next week. Wont be able to use
the swift because of the mess it's in.
baby boy sweater...The fan is blowing on it to dry and the
house smells like grape koolaid!
Speaking of boy sweaters...Ruth finished hers, except
for buttons. I love the pop of blue!!! This is for her
new nephew, due soon.
Martha finished up her blanket (now Ruth wants to
make one!) I love it, but not sure I have the
Martha also finished up a hat this week,
a kit given to her by Ruth.
Anne Hanson - Honey Bun Hat
She is just starting socks with yarn Ruth
gave her. Colors are very dramatic...
Old Joe pattern.
Joe made corned beef and cabbage, and we
had dark beer with it. Very tasty.
Because of the giant snowstorm this week, there was lots
more knitting time.
Have a wonderful, knitful week!