After many gauge swatches and having to go down 4 needle sizes (the pattern calls for 3.25mm and I ended up at 2.25mm) I have finally started my Cecily Twinset. Here's how the yoke of the cardigan is looking so far:
Gloss Fingering by KnitPicks in 'velveteen'. The pattern is really well written. Even though it is fingering weight and will take me forever, I am looking forward to watching it grow and take form.
Sweaters seem to be a thing that I am into now. I am already planning more sweaters - my wardrobe can use some nice handknit sweaters so this is a practical way to feed my yarn addiction.
I recently ordered these:
Knitpicks Wool of the Andes worsted in 'Amethyst Heather' and 'chocolate' I am thinking the Amethyst would be great for Chance of Snow, and the chocolate for either Snowbird or Postgrad. I really like cardigans. They are a staple for me. I love to layer. a tank top or t-shirt with a cardigan is my typical outfit 3 seasons of the year.
Next up on the needles - after Cecily - is Wink. I love this sweater. The moment I saw it on Ravelry I knew I had to make one. I already have enough of this Cascade 220 Superwash in my stash to make it:
I also have a lot of this discontinued Mission Falls yarn in my stash:
I am also currently working on a design for the October issue of 'I Like Knitting' magazine and a pair of socks that I am undecided about publishing yet. When they are finished, I will take some photos and see what other knitters think.
This weekend I am going to the Toronto Knitters Frolic (!) I have never been to the frolic before and I am so excited I can hardly sleep. My husband and my wallet are both afraid, but it will be fine. I am hoping to find some artisanal laceweight to make an EnPointe Pullover. I am going to take cash. Set a limit and stick to it. I hope.