I finished this little toddler vest/tee (pattern here) and there was almost enough of the Cookies'n'Creme yarn. Chef had to create a chocolate cookie sandwich with some brown yarn from the stash just to get to the end. I think it would be nice and cosy for a little one. Maybe not 'til summer leaves us. A long time from now.
Here is one of the downsides of stashed yarn. This is my Crystal Blue Kimono from this pattern. The yarn is an
And I have wanted to knit this pattern, Sidewinder by Susan Dittrich, ever since I first saw it. Since it's from Knitty 2008 that would be four years of waiting for the right yarn to come along. Now, finding enough sport-weight wool in a color that would be good for a skirt, it seemed like a promise meant to be kept. It's such fun to knit and a great summer project. Almost total stocking stitch with some short rows thrown in to wake me up. Then these eye-popping I-cord 'seams' between the gores. Oh, I love them! One gore down...seven to go.
That's the stash for this week. I'm picking up the needles now.