Yarn Along


Yarn Along 10.19.14 - 2

It’s true. I started a new project before I finished the orange cowl, in spite of certain promises I may have made about finishing that project. But this weekend I was reminded of how much I love making simple children’s rollneck sweaters, and so I cast one on. I’ve downsized the needles I usually use in order to adjust my gauge. So far I think the smaller needles are making the sweater too stiff, but we’ll see. The photo doesn’t show the sweater off as well as it might, but the yarn is a beautiful mallard green.

And This Side of Paradise – sigh. It’s still not very interesting. More details soon.

Yarn Along is hosted each Wednesday by Ginny on her blog, Small Things.

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6 Responses to Yarn Along

  1. lealacoste says:

    I have way too many WIPs at the moment too, and xmas is coming fast I have no idea how much I will really have time to get done!! That green looks really nice, perfect for a sweater i think!

    • bedstrom says:

      Thank you – I agree about having no idea about how may projects I will be able to finish by Christmas, especially when I have other goals (reading, writing…) to complete between now and then. Too often knitting has to fit into the cracks between everything else.

  2. Donna says:

    Sometimes it feels good to give in to temptation! I bet it is going to look great when it’s done.

  3. SarahDee says:

    I love the angle of your photo – so interesting. I think I also am reading a book that is just not grabbing me as interesting right now yet I keep pushing through – slowly. Your green looks like it’s really gorgeous!

    • bedstrom says:

      Thanks! I’ve been into artsy photos lately. Before I had a blog, I would have given up on a boring book after 20-30 pages. Now I almost always finish them, if only for the chance to write about why I dislike them. 🙂

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