Monday, June 09, 2008

Bainbridge FO and Summer Knitting Goals

Last F.O. of the Spring, the Bainbridge Scarf, one of those clever way-easier-than-it-looks patterns that makes you wonder "Why didn't I think of that?" (note to self: work at being more clever). I used some DK weight Morehouse Merino I got a few years ago at Rhinebeck (scheduled for my birthday this year...woo-hoo!), size 5 needles, and am quite pleased with the way it turned out. Next time I might try out the fastening mods suggested by the exceedingly clever Flint Knits.

Another clever knitter, Ali over at Skeins Her Way, is sponsoring a generous and thought-provoking contest, wherein she asks us to define some goals for Summer Knitting. Given that the temp here in NYC is approaching a riot-inciting 100 degrees, I would say my immediate goal is to let wool keep gliding through my sweaty fingers. If I must specify:

Stay tuned.