Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Spring Break

So I'm on spring break this week.  So far everyone has been sick.  Eloise is feeling better today, so I'm planning on taking her out. 
I've been continuing work on the Pinwheel Sweater for Eloise out of tonal Berroco Ultra Alpaca.


I'm done with the one sleeve and finishing the next.  I also started work on my first colorwork project in a while.  I'm using the grid from Hestapeysa by Ístex Online Patterns and doing a top down cardigan in Vickie Howell's Sheepish.  I really like the yarn, but I really feel I'm doing a poor job on the colorwork.  I was once taught by an amazing knitting instructor to not go beyond, say, six stitches without using the second color again.  I'm going way beyond six, so I'm twisting in the back, but I'm still weirded out.



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Grumperina Jaywalkers
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Noro Silk Garden
Top Down Crop Sweater



Green Woman Sweater
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