Posted by allie on September 9, 2007
I’m moved in and loving it (pics of my dorm at bottom of post)! Knitting has definitely been keeping me sane the last two weeks. First, I made a hat for my little brother’s birthday.
Cast-on: August 30, 2007/ Finished: September 2, 2007
Pattern: Basic Cable from Stitch n Bitch Nation
Yarn: Patons Classic Merino in Dark Grey Mix and Plymouth Galway in Grass
Needles: Knitpicks Options US 7 & 8 24″ circs and US 8 dpns
Mods: I made a foldover brim. I knit 15 row 1×1 rib, knit 1 row, knit 15 more rows 1×1 rib, then knit the hat as written. I also added an extra cable repeat.
For easy projects, I picked up some Sugar n Cream cotton for dishcloths and other miscellany (such as crocheted coasters!).
I love Sugar n Cream’s new Stripes yarn!
And the marled yarn!
Rusted Root has become an obsession. I’m having so much fun, and it’s Project Spectrum compatible.
Up next for PS, if possible, is the Aran Rose(scroll down) from Interweave Knits Spring 2006 in Patons Classic Merino. I’ll be ripping out my Wicked that was too big.
And now, dorm pics…
My knitting corner: