Wrong-Season Knitting

Posted on May 06, 2005 by knittingpatterns4you | 2 Comments

Or, what happens when you're away from home for a weekend and bring two projects with you, but forget one pattern . . . I had nothing else to knit for a day and a half, so this is what got started and finished last weekend:


This was made with (now discontinued) Filatura SuperTweedy Cashmere, which is such a wonderful yarn. I have enough of this to make a big sweater for myself, in the berry colorway, too, but I bought the last 5 skeins of the orange during our big sale. They just looked so sad in that 50% off bin. And the color goes perfectly with the orange in Aurora Bulky, which is what the solid orange contrasting is made from.

Even though this is the least practical item to be knitting this time of year (well, that's probably not true, but you know what I mean!), I really love this set. And actually, this is the only hat/scarf set I own, I usually never make things that match. So it's a good thing I was stuck with only this to knit!

In other news, I've decided not to go to Cambridge with my boyfriend, I will instead visit him several times during the year. He'll only be gone 9 months and it didn't seem logical to quit my job and move if it's only less than a year. We also decided to take a road trip in mid-July, we'll be driving around the southern part of the country for 20 days. We don't have our itinerary ready yet, but we're planning to see the beaches in the Carolinas, stop in New Orleans and Atlanta, and also check out the parks in the Arizona/Nevada area. If anyone knows anything we should see along the way, drop me a line or comment!

Oh, and for anyone who might come to String -- we still have all the leftovers from the sale on deep discount, some yarn's only a dollar a ball! Come and see!

And one last thing: Who'll be at Maryland S&W on Sunday? Wanna meet up? BF and I will be there sometime around noon, I'd love to meet up with any virtual friends who'll also be there then!

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2 Responses

la chica alta
la chica alta

May 07, 2005

First time to comment. The set is lovely. I like the orange trim on both. I wish I could find lovely yarn like that in a 50% off bin.


May 06, 2005

your hat/scarf combo looks great! there’s nothing wrong with knitting for another season. you used up stash yarn. i just finished a nice, warm wool cardigan, and i’m very happy with it.

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