Saturday, 27 August 2011

Ice Cream

I am at a crossroads, I am busy with Take My Time but also not really into to getting it done, I know it's because of the colours.  I have done 6 more rows of it this week.

The weather has been spectacular, I know that because I said that it will now get cold again!

I am also determined that one of my YOP blankets is going to be the granny stripe.  I also felt really bad about the Baby Bundle 2 Blanket being so little.  It's perfect for new borns and to have for the Snug 'n Safe but once the baby is over 3 months, it's going to be too small.  I did say I would make a bigger one.  I got out the Ice Cream colours I had left over and started a chain, to be honest I lost count as I was watching the BLUE BULLS beat the Leopards. 

I hoped and prayed that I did in multiples of 3, then to top it all off I was too lazy to go to the computer and read the pattern online, so I made it up.  Now the first row I remembered was single crochet (or double crochet in UK) then I think it was a group of 3 double crochet (treble crochet in UK) and then skip 2, and  so on and so on.  I am now pretty sure that's wrong, but I can fix it when I do the border as I have a lopsided first row of groups.  Anyway not to worry I think so far it looks STUNNING! 

I have a cunning plan, I have a few stitch patterns I would like to try out and am planning on making baby blankets with all of them first out of my left overs and then if I am happy turn them into big blankets.

The reason for all this experimentation and not committing to anything is that the RWC starts in 13 days I have my RWC blanket to start.  I am itching to knit however, so might make a pullover for Pudding while I'm waiting.  13 days is such a long time.

1 comment:

  1. LOVE the colors. Like I said on Rav it is the color of sherbet - refreshing and sweet. I really love it!


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