Let’s not talk about the weather, OK?   10 comments

Here’s what I am working on today.  It is going to be hugely warm as I am using Lamb’s Pride Bulky.  Not what the pattern calls for, but what i had near at hand in a generous quantity.  I had to seriously adjust the number of stitches, making the rows are nice and short, and the end product will be warm as can be. We won’t talk about why that is a good thing.

I have never done double knitting before, but when I saw this cowl by Lisa Myers in Interweave Knits,  I decided to give it a try.

double knit cowl 2 25

And I have been playing with black and white the past few days, coming up with an idea for a hat based on what I see out my windows – trees and that which we will not talk about.  This just fell right into place with those thoughts and after I master this type of knitting, I plan to invent a hat and maybe cowl pattern.  I already have a name for it, but no pattern yet.  Creativity knows no order.

Maine woods in winter is what it will be called, and it will be beautiful and warm, unlike Maine woods in winter. (Winter is not weather, so it is OK to say that much. However, when you put winter and weather together, you come up with something I definitely do not want to talk about.)


10 responses to “Let’s not talk about the weather, OK?

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  1. I agree. Let’s not talk about winter and weather. Love black and white together. It will be fabulous!

  2. Bless your heart. At least your focusing your energies on positive creating. I can hardly wait to see your finished project, it sounds lovely. 🙂

  3. The double knit fabric is perfect for your current, northeastern winter.

  4. Pretty and warm. Going to be stunning, I am sure. 🙂

  5. Inspiration can be found anywhere at any time. I’ve never done double knit fabric but it sounds wonderfully warm.

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