Saturday, August 05, 2006

Absorba in Progress


If someone had told me a few months ago I would be knitting a bathmat using three strands of thick cotton on giganormous needles, I would have said "Ummm...no." But, this being the summer of all things Mason-Dixon Knitting, I find myself turning the corner on the Absorba. It's a gratifying project in a put-upon fairy tale princess way; as I slog through I keep waiting for some dwarfish gnome dude to pop up and demand that I guess his name or he'll take my firstborn. Whatever, it's really good for mopping up sweat. Here it is, in progress, surrounded by newly acquired cheapo cotton stash for more more more warshrags. I am into naming my ballband dishcloths these days--draped on the stash up top behold The Grapes of Warsh.

By the way, I promise a Ballband Dishcloth to the first person who can tell me what the row of colors on the left represents (for the record, and since my digital camera takes sucky pictures, those colors are Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange and Red. In that order.).

2 comments:

Splindarella said...

OK, I'll bite -- Were you going for the colors of the Homeland Security alerts? (green for "no threat" all the way up to red for "hit the dirt, people, NOW")

I love the color of your Absorba! Can't wait to see how it'll look all finished.

Terri D. said...

Ding ding ding! We have a winner!! Send me your snail mail, splindy (thdx333 AT gmail DOT com) and I'll send you your Terror Alert Dishrag as soon as it's off the needles (let's just say it's not on the needles yet so your breath you shouldn't hold--but a winner is a winner ;)).