Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Work in Progress Wednesday 186
I didn't take a picture of my Sock Yarn Blanket, but I have made progress on it. I just don't want you to get tired of it, and really it doesn't change too much, even when adding squares here and there. I did do a count though, and I have knit a total of 49 squares. Each square is a different yarn (sometimes the same company/base but different color, for example, I have several Candy Skein Yummy fingering and Savory fingering). I've used a total of 11 different yarns. Pretty cool, right? Hopefully I'll have made enough progress next week to warrant a picture.
I have however, started a new project! While at Stitches West a few weeks ago, two of my friends and I were lucky to get our hands on the last 3 skeins of the Sochi Pride colorway (though Oddities) by Cephalopod Yarns on the first day of the marketplace, thanks to our friend Elizabeth. Since they were Oddities of that colorway, each skein was pretty different. We thought it would be fun to knit the same project, using the same size needle and of course the same yarn. We decided to knit Jane Richmond's lovely pattern from her Island collection, Strathcona. This is a simple garter edged mesh scarf that's fun and going really fast. Our yarn is the Bugga! base, so has great drape for the project. I think this will be a perfect scarf for our weather here in San Diego. I highly recommend the yarn and pattern so far! I'll try and get a picture of all of the scarves together next Monday at knit night!
That's it for me today. I hope you all have a great rest of your week. I'm off to watch Frozen with my husband and sit down to a late dinner. I will definitely have a Friday post, as I have finished my Herbivore shawl!
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