I have a new WIP! The reason why is a bit convoluted so bear with me. See, I agreed to test out some new circular needles, and I have one size. That’s actually how I ended up casting on the Spring Rain shawl, but then I realized that 24″ circs aren’t long enough for a shawl. I needed to put the shawl on a longer cord, but I needed to go to the LYS for that. Then when that was done, I needed a pattern for 24″ size 2.5 circs, and I thought a cowl would be perfect. I plugged all the necessary info in Ravelry and ended up choosing the Color Me Happy cowl.
Oh, what colors? No, not the pink and purple in the original, though I totally tried to find something similar in my stash. Instead, my stash threw out these three skeins and said they’d really like to work together.
Won’t that be lovely? I purchased the pattern and got all ready to cast on with my little 2.5 circs…only to see that that size was needed for one section if you were doing a straight bottom edge instead of the kerchief style! For everything else, it recommended a size 4.
Well, to heck with that, I say, and I’m just going to use these darn needles and it’s going to be just fine!
Honestly, now that I’m this far into it, I think the size 4 would be too big and I wouldn’t like the loose drape anyway. Now I’m just eager to get to the point where I can join in the round and start zooming along!
It is going to be so pretty.
That is going to be gorgeous!!
Thank you, I hope so!
Ooh, those colors are going to be gorgeous together! Can’t wait to see the finished product. 🙂
I just need more time to knit!!
I love those colors together! Looking forward to seeing how they play together as a fabric.
Me too, I can’t wait to get to the second color!
Those skeins go together beautifully!
Sounds frustrating! I like the colors you have chosen for the cowl