Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Name that sock yarn!
The sock is a little slow going around here. My hands keep getting sticky and then the yarn doesn't want to move, or when it does all the stitches slip right off. I predict that I'll be in the air conditioning more this summer than ever. I'm really enjoying the pattern. I had to rip back the heel once because I was off center for the instep pattern. I had some knitting time during Memorial Day so I wasn't too upset about it.
I had to take my sewing machine to get fixed yesterday. Its been doing strange things since I got it last year but I was in denial. The thread keeps bunching underneath and the tension was wacky. I had to drive 45 minutes away to another Joann's since the Husqvarna store in my Joanns closed up shop a month ago. I'll be making that trip again next Wednesday to pick it up.
I stopped at a little bead shop on the way home(my father's beads). Awhile back they sold yarn as well as beads but the last time I was in there they were selling out. It was slim pickins yesterday but they had:
Star by Classic Elite and Opal sock yarn.
The only thing is the Opal doesn't have a dyelot so I have no idea what color/collection its from. Can you name that yarn?
It was only after I left the store that I remembered that I'm supposed to be on a yarn diet! Oops, no returns on yarn! I got all excited because it was all 40% off!
I also got the new Interweave Knits last week. I bought it for the Origami cardigan but now that I look at I don't think I like it anymore. I really like the Wheat-Ear Cable Yoke. I think if I end up making it the cables will start about 3 repeats higher in the front for some obvious(?) reasons. I also like Josephine,Notre Dame de Grace, Sleeveless Tuxedo Shirt, and Ogee Lace skirt!