Sunday, June 21, 2009

fo: baby bolero

Began: Sometime in May
Finished: About a week later
Yarn: Misti Alpaca Pima Cotton and Silk
Needles: 8 (I think)
Pattern: Baby bolero from One Skein
My gauge was a little off, not enough to make me want to change anything, but it came out larger than newborn-size (my niece would be swimming in this sweater right now, obviously) so she'll have to wait a couple months to wear it.

Very cute, fun, easy pattern that I recommend...

Monday, June 1, 2009

new project and a coveted object

I cast on for the tuxedo top that I've been thinking about making for over a year. I'm using elann bamboo and it's very soft and pretty but very splitty, annoyingly so. Also, I've restarted several times as my gauge swatch completely lied to me. I think it's going to be a somewhat boring knit; it's almost entirely reverse stockinette on size 3 needles.

And it's not yarn that I'm coveting, it's this: