When you’re in a hurry…

Sometimes we hurry to catch up, and we forget the tiniest of details. Mine being the sleeves of the baby sweater. I made a huge mistake which changes the style of the sleeves. It doesn’t hurt them, but it no longer looks like the original pattern, and I refuse to frog. So I will own this and call it my personal touch to the pattern. Pics to come after recipient has received item in June.
In other news, I went to Tuesday Morning and found a few amazingly soft extra fine merino skeins and some needles for sewing in the chunkier yarns that everyone has been raving about.

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I’m currently on the hunt for a good 416 yd or less worsted pattern for those lovely skeins. I spent hours and I think I may have found something, but I’m not quite sold. What are your favorite patterns?

In the mean time, I have been bit by the designing bug, trying to find some inspiration again. The kids were begging to get out of the house, so off to the library we went.

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I’m pretty excited about Alice Starmore’s Charts for Color Knitting. I’ve already hinted that I want my own copy. There are so many possibilities for designing and frankensteining. My husband laughed at me when I showed him some of my favorites. He just doesn’t get it, but he supports my habit and occasionally is my test victim, I couldn’t ask for anything more.

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