Sunday, April 24, 2005

She's Got a Ticket to Ride

I have an all-knitty-all-the-time post for you today. Unfortuately, that makes it somewhat short.

This is the yarn I dyed to make Sally Melville's Kangaroo, a basic hooded sweatshirt.

You might notice the two different "dye lots"; the four on the right were done at one time and the four on the left were done at one time. I didn't take as much time squishing the kool-aid around on the second batch, and got bigger light spots. I'm not sure I care. There's nothing else interesting going on with this sweater, so I might just let the yarn do its thing. Maybe after it's done I can over-dye it. It doesn't matter at this point; the weather is warming up and I'm not going to be making this sweater for a while.

And here are my tickets off of Sleeve Island!
All I have to do is do the seaming and a little finishing around the neck; there's no collar on this one. Yippee!

I started swatching for the Cardi Raye. I can't wait to get started. It takes some pretty small needles, though. I don't think I have any 1.5s in anything other than sock needles, which are too short. Hmmm. An excuse to buy more needles? Ok. I'll take it.


Vicki Knitorious said...

Wow, Beth, that Grape Berry Splash color is gorgeous!! Look at your LOL total -- it's inching up there!

Teri said...

Love your yarn...It's gorgeous!

Vicki said...

The yarn looks amazing. I can't relly notice a difference, but photos can be like that. Just think of it as a design feature :)

Danielle said...

Very nice Yarn. I like the in and out of color.