My charcoal cardigan - can't get that color right - is almost finished. I'm such an optimist. I call it almost finished but I've still got to attach the sleeves and knit up the yoke. Shouldn't take long - clicking needles soothe the mind. I am becoming concerned that the fabric will be too light to support the beautiful teacup buttons that I want to use. Put the head back in the sand and keep knitting, Stephanie!
Does any one remember this yarn? I frogged a gold-colored thrift store sweater and I had to dye it twice to get rid of most of the gold. I really like the occasional rich grape-purple strip.
I've been searching for a pattern to use up this bit of stash. I think I've found it. Designed by Deborah Newton it's the Evergreen Tweed vest from the Winter Interweave Knits mag. I've taken a photo from the magazine because Ravelry doesn't have a one up for this pattern.
I call mine Rusticity - it's got such a home-spun look. I think the yarn is knitting up quite well into this pattern. It's such a treat to have a big-needle project to turn to when my hands get
And, now, I'm off to play. Or at least get a few of the more interesting chores done.