Wednesday, January 19, 2005

on the needles

Well, first of all, I just took a pair of wrist warmers off the needles. Karabella Aurora 8 is a fabulous yarn. Merino, superwash, worsted weight, pretty colors. I knitted a pair of short wrist warmers in eggplant for Tim to wear while running:

It was a simple knit: CO 32 sts on size 7 dpns, work in 2x2 rib for a few inches, knitting to the next to last stitch; slip last stitch onto first needle, then knit back and forth in pattern for 9 rows. On the 10th row, rejoin the work, and then knit in 2x2 for another inch or so and bind off. Ta dah!

I'm about to start a pair of socks in Plymouth Encore DK:

I will knit on size 5s, so it should be less painful than the last pair of socks, which were knit on 1s.

No comments: