Sunday, September 12, 2010

New project

It's raining today. It's going to be a quiet day for me.

Last week, in my enthousiasm to finish Thermal I had to come to the conclusion that I would need one more skein of yarn to knit the yoke. So, I've ordered an additional skein of Knit Picks Gloss and it should arrive next week. Yes, the sweater is all knit now, except the yoke!

So, I've decided to start a pink scarf with my Précieux. However, it turned out that I did not feel that the pattern I had chosen went very well with that yarn. It's important to have a good match, otherwise the whole process will not be as enjoyable in my opinion.

All week, I've been looking for the perfect scarf with just one skein (195 yds). I wanted something simple because there is a subtle nuance in that yarn that I did not want get lost in a complicated pattern.

I've casted on a few different patterns, but always ended up frogging it. No spark! Yesterday, I offered my Baby Sheep Yoke Cardigan and this is when it hit me! With my beautiful and soft pink yarn, I could make baby accessories like hat, mittens, socks, etc. So, I've finally chosen this hat and mittens set. I'm sure there will be enough left for some tiny socks after.

It should be rather quick and fun!

Have a great Sunday!


Kara said...

Good post. So important to feel that spark!

mle said...

That pink yarn is so pretty!
Can't wait to see your Thermal!

Andi said...

First if all the yarn is swoon worthy. I have been wanting to cast on the thermal, so I can't wait to see yours.

Knittymuggins said...

That pattern will be so darling in that lovely pink yarn! Can't wait to see how it turns out :) And you are so right - if there's no spark, it's awfully hard to keep on knitting!