It's December. Ready, set, knit.
I'm here to say that this time, my silence on the blog has been directly related to the sheer amount of knitwear I've produced over the past six weeks. I'm doing my part to make this Christmas special, handmade--and covered in wool. In fact, I've amassed such a pile of knits that I'll be posting a finished project every day this month.
Well, there's a good chance I will.
A fairly good chance.
I'll do my best.
Started: Saturday, November 12th, 2011
Finished: Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
Yarn: The Plucky Knitter Primo Worsted in Peep Toes, 2 skeins. Perfect red, although because red is the single most difficult color to photograph, I'm not sure that translates very well here. (I'll also be listing some of the Primo in the shop this week.)
Needles: US 7 24" circular.
Modifications: None but one: with the yardage I had (400 yds,) I could only make it through 16 cable twists instead of 17. With a bit of wet-blocking, I think it's the perfect length. I have been wearing it nonstop since the Friday before last. (It might have still been damp when I slung it around my neck the first time.)
Notes: My goals before starting this project?
1. Test knit one of Beth's patterns before bringing them into the shop (another Michigan girl!);
2. Try out the Primo Worsted for myself (caaaaaaashmere.....);
3. Knock out a simple yet Anthro-esque infinity cowl that would become another shop sample;
4. Knit a fabulous scarf for myself this year.
Done, done, done and done.