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Project decided for the 2006 Knitting Olympics

February6

I decided to challenge myself with some delicate lace. I’ve tried several times to do lace projects but without much success (i.e. I’ve given up quickly in absolute frustration). I was having trouble deciding on a lace pattern for a scarf until the new issue of MagKnits arrive in my inbox last week. It was decided – I would knit Ziggy with the beautiful cashmere/alpaca in my stash from Inca Gold. So before Friday I need to knit some swatches and decide on needle size. I’m torn however between the two colours, basically which to do first.

They’re both so gorgeous – frankly the picture doesn’t do them justice. The yarn has been languishing in my stash for over a year since I bought it at The Naked Sheep. To be honest, I was scared of trying to make something lacy with such beautiful yarn when I didn’t feel confident in my abilities with lace.

Go Team Canada – only 4 more days!

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4 Comments to

“Project decided for the 2006 Knitting Olympics”

  1. On February 6th, 2006 at 7:00 pm MarciNYC Says:

    my vote is for the rosey yarn — the one on the right. It looks gorgeous — and would match my wardrobe! :)

  2. On February 6th, 2006 at 7:35 pm Koshka42 Says:

    Ditto – I like how bright it is!

  3. On February 6th, 2006 at 8:01 pm Janelle Martin Says:

    That’s the one I’m leaning toward as well. They are both gorgeous yarns, the grey is just a bit more subtle.

  4. On February 7th, 2006 at 10:21 am Koshka42 Says:

    I think with a scarf with points all over it, you don’t need subtle *grin*

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