Friday, December 9, 2011

Yarn & Knitting

I love ordering wares from the internet. I'm probably most excited about the green holiday yarn. I see a lot of knitting in my future for the weekend, as most of these yarns will be turned into handmade christmas presents.

I really enjoy knitting with the Lion Homespun, it's got enough body to provide added texture to a basic piece, but it's still soft, unlike the popular Red Heart product, also by Lion.

I recently made a cowl with "Praire" colorway, which is a mix of dark greens/neutrals sprinkled with unexpected jewel tones. It was super fast to knit up in the round and I wear it quite a bit.

An added update on the Bloomers: I was able to get the casings sewn and thread the elastic through. Failure and/or lack of foresight: didn't exactly *measure* the elastic, and it's turned out a bit snug. As the other reviews on this pattern have mentioned, these are VERY low.  I sense some quality time with my seam ripper is coming up.

1 comment:

  1. Hey! I didn't know you had a blogspot page too. I'm making a hat with that green homespun yarn! And yeah, the cowl is on ravelry. Here is the link :)



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