Sunday, October 19, 2008

Cobblestone pullover and Seafoam dropstitch project

Progress is being made on the cobblestone sweater for dmf's Christmas present. He has seen it b/c there is just NO WAY I can ever complete it without him around....

I also figured out what I'd rather do with some lovely homespun I'd purchased from my good knitting buddy Patsy. I bought it for a seminar project, but just did not like the way the yarn worked up in the pattern. I have included a photo below which shows the yarn in both projects... what do you guys think?
2 uses for homespun from BarrNone

Yesterday was too busy and today was quiet - laundry, dogs and a headache (waaaa). Fortunately, though, nothing much was on the agenda. I did want to go see Robin, but she understood.

Oh, and, happy birthday Mom. I miss you.


Channon said...

LOVE the new look for the homespun. The sweater's coming along nicely too.

You look like your mom.

CraftyGryphon said...

Hm. I'm going to go with the dropstitch, myself (and not just because there's a gorgeous large-scale photo of it for your header). There's gentle movement, as the "ovals" of color shift up and to the side each row.

The stripes are cool too, though - I guess it would really depend on whether it was something that called for a loose, open fabric or a tightly-knitted one.

Firefly Nights said...

I definitely like the yarn in the top project in the photo. I think it's the pattern you're using in the blog banner where it also looks GREAT.

Mary said...

I like it in both projects, but am very partial to the "morning surf" scarf pattern, which was truly designed for handspun. I hope to have enough handspun of my own someday soon to start knitting that. Nice knitting! :-)

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