A blog about my life, knitting, and other stuff.

March 15, 2006

Be Warned

These little socks are still damned cute. My short row heel and toe were much better on this sock.
But I have a warning for you. Don't think, like I did, that just because it took 15 grams of Shepherd Sock to knit the first pair that it will take 15 grams of Koigu to knit the second. Because it doesn't. Nope. This little puppy is 10 grams all on its own. So I don't have enough yarn to knit the second one. (Stop it. I know this is the 20373489th time in the last month I've run out of yarn on something.) But I'm going to punt and just finish whatever I need to using this Nature's Palette. It coordinates nicely with the Koigu.

Handworks Gallery has solid Koigu on sale now. But be warned. Vanessa cautioned that she had a, er, less than ideal transaction with them once. I still took the risk and got myself about 6 skeins.

I am just a few rows away from finishing the left front of the Cable & Knot Jacket. Sadly while looking at the back length today I happened to spot three mis-crossed cables. I wasn't even looking for them. They just jumped out at me. How could I not have noticed while I was working on it? One is waaaaaay down at the bottom so I will have to suck it up and learn to live with it. Also anyone want to hazard a guess why the instructions specify that the front should be two rows longer than the back?