Ahhhhh, I’m back in my comfort zone. 🙂 Stranded knitting in variegated yarn. 🙂
You know how many looooooong days it took me to knit those dolls? Well in a mere 24 hours I’ve knitted half of the header for this blog. That’s 4158 stitches – sounds like a lot, but progress is fast. I’m working on circular needles, so no pesky purling, and stranded / fair isle knitting is, I promise you, not difficult. I’ll probably do some ‘how to’ photos at a later date, to show you how easy it is to design and knit something like this. You could do it too – make a framed panel with your children’s names, perhaps?
I’ll try and put some tips together soon. In the meantime, here’s the progress:-
And here’s another shot:-
Not bad, so far?
I keep hacking great chunks of pink out of the yarn, though. This yarn would, IMHO, be just about perfect without so much PINK! Look at the current view! I’ve burrowed deep to find a lovely patch of green, but I’ll definitely be hacking some more of that pink out in order to get there:-
Must get on. I need to tidy up the house and light the fire before the grandparents arrive to visit. Yikes…