Here’s a knitted FO; I busted through the last bit just because I’m so eager to start the crochet Kippen Cardigan and I’ve limited my # of WIPs.
This Fino Circle Scarf took 980 yds of my Malabrigo Yarn Sock in colorway 121 – Marte (about 2.3 skeins), and it also took a little over 6 months to complete. I jokingly used the hashtag #milesofstockinette on Instagram but it really is over half a mile of yarn! I was so glad to be done that I didn’t even bother blocking it; the edges might curl but I can block it later if it bothers me too much.
This yarn is really gorgeous even if all the colors don’t show through on camera — it’s got purples, browns, reds, oranges, blues, teals, lavenders, & greys in it when you look closely. I love it!
So now on to the crochet Kippen Cardigan! The 11 Scheepjes Stone Washed balls in Rose Quartz arrived today:
I cannot WAIT to get started! It’ll be the first crochet sweater/cardigan I’ve ever made (at least, that I’ll actually wear — I made a crochet Filigree Cardigan in 2012 but I used Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool and it was too scratchy and didn’t quite fit right, anyway, so I never wore it). The yarn is soft and shouldn’t be too hot for living in the south since it’s cotton & acrylic.
Well that’s all for now. Can’t wait to share crochet progress with you, but it’s midnight now and I’ve got to go to bed. Aww, I still have to shower… See you next time!