Monday, April 02, 2007

Someone else's yarn

Well, there won't be any yarn shopping for a while. I decided yesterday that I'd better get my taxes done. Just in case there were any problems with the software. Plus they're about due. I was expecting to have to pay something. And I was right. But it wasn't as bad as I had thought. Still it's enough for a couple of really good yarn shop trips. Good thing I just topped off my stash.

So what do you do when you can't buy any new yarn? Use someone else's. Here's a swatch I did last Friday. I'm going to make a sample for A Stitch in Time using some of the Malabrigo we have in stock.

I'm working out the pattern as I go. I have to recalculate the pattern first since I wrote it without having first made a swatch. It's going to be a top-down raglan. The ubiquitous top-down raglan. I'm thinking I'll document the process and post it here. I'm starting with a size small. That's a 32" body size. What other sizes should I include?


GaiaGal said...


Oooooh, favorite!

dragon knitter said...

would it be selfish of me to request a 40" body size? (i'm assuming that is with ease, otherwise it would be 38". and lots of shortrows over the chest area, lol) i think i've got some of that green here in nebraska!

Anonymous said...

How many sizes are you up for? It would be great if the pattern went up to a 48.

Renee said...

46 sounds good to me!