Tuesday, March 27

a bigger project?

i've been having a little urge to start a bigger project lately. i have so many socks... finished, planned, in progress...

but i've been kinda wanting to work on something bigger.

a cardigan perhaps?

i have some black cotton yarn (somewhere, i have to spend some time finding it all) that i could use for a cardigan/pullover. i did use it to make all the pieces of the Corset Pullover at one time... but ripped it all out because i discovered i was purling in a way that didn't match my knitting, resulting in twisted and funky stitches. (i can't find the online pattern for the Corset Pullover... it's by Robin Melanson and was in Interweave Knits Spring 2003 issue). i could reknit the Corset Pullover... but i dunno.

what to do... hrmmm...

Carolyn has caught my eye. it's a simple knit and i think that's what i'd like right now. but i have to figure out if it would work with the cotton yarn i have. yes, i could just order the Elann Peruvian Highland Wool (it's affordable enough!), but it's 100% wool... it's gotta be itchy!

...

you know what else i'm having an urge to do?

eat.

it's 1:29 in the morning and i'm starving. i can't sleep (still hurting, but the tylenol 3's dull the pain a little - not nearly as good as the mystery painkiller from dysfunctional friend/neighbour, but i'll take it), and wow, am i suddenly hungry! i think the lack of food since the tooth incident has caught up with me. my mind is jumping between "hrmm, what patterns do i have that would work with the black cotton" to "mmm... chicken" and "i could really go for some mashed potatoes"... it's taking a lot of self control to stop myself from raiding the kitchen right now.

so... back to knitting... have any suggestions for the black dk weight cotton?

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I am so glad that you are feeling better. Nothing worse than a bad tooth when it comes to pain. Why don't you go through your White Lies patterns, got to be something in there.

Sharon

TracyKM said...

I think I have some of the Peruvian wool...or did I get the Alpaca blend...yes, it's the alpaca one. Anyway, the Highland wool says it's soft...
You can use several different on line 'calculators' to design your own cardigan with whatever yarn you have.

z said...

ooo... Sharon... i wonder if Angelina would work in black cotton. hrmmmm.

i have to go find the pattern and the yarn now. :)