Friday, August 6, 2010

Peasy at long last!

I'm so happy to finally be knitting Peasy. It's such a pretty and simple pattern, and great fun to knit as it turns out!
I'm knitting Peasy as a gift for my mom, and decided to knit it in my merino fingering. It's the same yarn I used for my lovely Charlie sweater, and I just can't seem to get enough of it's soft squishy texture. Peasy is meant to be knit in a DK weight yarn, so because I changed my gauge I decided to knit a size larger than I needed. So far everything fits perfectly and looks amazing! My mom chose "Mineral" for her sweater, and I'm loving the way it's knitting up. Mineral is such an interesting colour; sometimes it looks green, other times bronze or gold. I'm quite blown away by it actually! Oh yes, and we've decided to make our (I'll be doing some sweater borrowing for sure!) Peasy a henley instead of a cardigan. There are some really pretty Peasy henleys on Rav, and I firmly believe that nothing beats a good henley.

I've been knitting quite a bit on my over the knee socks as well, and am completely in love with them. In fact, I haven't stopped knitting long enough to take a picture! I decided to work on both at the same time, so I have both socks knit to a good 5 inches up the significantly into calf shaping. They look fantastic and I just can't wait for the finished product!

That's all the knitting news for the moment. I just updated the Etsy store with a few new things. I'm really excited about a new colour series that I'm working on called LAYERS. It need not be explained that these are all overdyed colours. At the moment, I'm really just in the experimental stage, but I plan to have consistent colours just as soon as I can!

Here is a look at the latest...

Fawn in fancy lace 2

Nori in fancy sock. There was much debate over what this colour should be named. It also reminds me of a deep and dark forest, of course it would be enchanted :)
Whatever it reminds you of, I think it's lovely!

1 comment:

  1. I love your new banner! And Fawn and Nori are so, so pretty.