I've been feverishly knitting the hitchhiker shawl trying to finish it. I have 40 teeth and Im squeaking my way to 41. Ah, the thrill of wondering how much yarn I have left. I thought I had a partial skein of this yarn in my stash but I was mistaken. So this lonely skein has to do all the work.
The three color cowl is at the exciting contrasting color part. I doubt I will have enough green yarn so like I said previously, I'll be fudging this pattern about to get the three colors in. I'm considering this a scrappy three color cowl with my own creative license.
Today I wound up two lovely lace weight skeins of wool. I haven't decided exactly what I will be knitting but I do know that the project will be purple.
What are you working on this week?
Oh that lace weight yarn is lovely! (and I love your hitchhiker!)ReplyDelete
I am just a few repeats away from a finished Screen Door! (then maybe a sweater will jump on my needles)
That purple is lovely!ReplyDelete
Beautiful knitting and luscious yarns!ReplyDelete
Your Hitchhiker is beautiful. My first one only had 39 teeth and it was still long enough to wrap around nicely.ReplyDelete
I absolutely love your hitchhiker shawl, Karen! I am four inches away from finishing the baby blanket that I have been working on for MONTHS, I am so slow, LOL! Luckily, the baby isn't due until July so I know it will be finished in time. : )ReplyDelete
That new yarn is lovely, such a beautiful colour.ReplyDelete
Well you are finishing with purple and you can begin with purple! That is so cool.ReplyDelete
Im procrastinating t i n k i n g back more today on my shawl
Karen I love your Hitchhiker shawl!!! That purple is to die for.ReplyDelete
I love that new purple yarn. I have two skeins of some lace weight that I can never quite pair with a project. I'll be anxious to see which pattern you choose. I made that cowl pattern twice - and fudged around with scraps. It is a great pattern for fudging. Best of luck with yarn chicken and the hitchhiker. Will that extra partial skein turn up after you've bound off?ReplyDelete
Your Hitchhiker is so pretty! I think you'll have enough yarn for one more tooth.ReplyDelete
I cut my three-color cowl short to accommodate my yarn -- and it worked out just fine!
Your shawl is looking good, I hope you have enough yarn to finish both projects. The new yarn is a gorgeous colour, Cathy xReplyDelete
Hitchhiker is beautiful. Good luck playing yarn chicken. I really like those lace-weight skeins, but then again I am partial to purple.ReplyDelete
This day last week I was running around most likely. Since I didn't make a Costco run yet I had to buy food every day until Friday for dinner.ReplyDelete