The new yarn I ordered from Knit Picks arrived yesterday and I am now ready to begin my christmas knitting! It’s all wonderful. I have plans for the white tweed….Bavarian Twisted Stitch socks from Cat Bordhi. Not sure how to read the chart, so that’s a ‘maybe’ at best.
This lovely blue yarn is ‘Shimmer,’ lace-weight Baby Alpaca and Silk. I could use some pattern suggestions for this yarn. I like this one? I have done very little lace knitting, so something lovely but on the easy side, please.
The blue to the left, here, is called ‘Gloss’ and, I am thinking, will be another moebius. It is 70% merino wool and 30% silk. Yummy! It’s been a long time since I purchased this much yarn for projects. Woohoo!
The brown yarn you see in the bag above is ‘Essential Tweed,’ superwash and for socks. Of course the Simple Stripes will be socks, too.
So, three pairs of socks, a shawl and a moebius. Not bad for $30.00!
In other news, I have to rip the other moebius I was knitting in Silky Wool. What can I say…I should have knit a gauge swatch. One day, knitting will teach me to *not* assume anything. A hard lesson for me…I want everything to be uncomplicated. It’s been a few days since I realized I could use the thing for an arm sling and my friend, Ann, helped me figure out the gauge problem. So, I feel okay about ripping it out and starting over on a size 8 (down from the previous size 10 ). The more I use my Denise needles, the more I love them. That reminds me, I did not receive the ‘Options’ needle I ordered from Knit Picks. I wasn’t charged, so I don’t think the order went through. Will reorder later and let you know what I think. Sorry, sgeddes:-(.
Hope y’all are having a great weekend!