Thursday, August 30, 2012

Much better

Whew! After two miserable attempts at picking colors for my Hiro Cardigan, I've finally found my just-right combination and finished a swatch that doesn't make me cringe. :-)


I'm using Berroco Ultra Alpaca in these colorways:
  • 6232 Pastel Pink
  • 6233 Rose Spice
  • 6258 Cyclamen
  • 62171 Berry Pie Mix
Last night, I also finished the second sleeve on my Graceful aka Trio Jacket. All I have to do now is a neckline bind-off and block.

Tom and I will soon be in Maine where I plan to do some serious sitting around, eating out, watching the scenery, and knitting. Hiro Cardigan, here we come!


9 comments:

  1. Pretty! What part of Maine will you be visiting? I hope you have an awesome time in my happy, north-east state :)

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  2. Thanks, Kristen! I'm a New Englander at heart (if not reality) so it will be good to go home. We're staying in Northport which is on the water between Camden and Belfast. Cannot wait!

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  3. Have a few lobsters while you're there!
    OK..Tom's going , but....where's Moose our Mascot???!!
    t_a

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  4. Moosie is going to stay with my ex-husband and his two dachshund puppies... POOR MOOSIE!

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  5. Such a beautiful area! Are you planning to attend any of the Fiber College classes while your up here? It's in Searsport from Sept 6–9. http://www.fibercollege.org

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  6. Hester from AtlantaAugust 31, 2012 at 9:52 AM

    Yes, I agree. Over the years I have tried to work with Pink mixed with other colors, and for reasons I am not sure of, most of the time pink looks the best is when it is mixed with different values of pink. I also really dislike lavendar/purple when it is mixed with yellow - in my opinion this is a big ugh! Good luck with the sweater.

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  7. looks fabulous, great blend you have going on there... travel safe and come home well-rested...
    dottie2

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  8. oh now I want to make one of those too!

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  9. That swatch is perfectly GORGEOUS!!! And that is one of my favorite yarns EVER. You've really picked a winner I think.

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