Saturday, September 26, 2009

And I think it's gonna be a long long time...

until I'll be able to wear this, at the snail's pace I'm knitting. But I'm just happy to knit, for ten minutes here and there. Can't wait for winter break!

Aaren

The yarn I'm using is Valley Yarns Northampton. It's very similar to Cascade 220, but I think it's softer and cheaper. It's a bit fuzzy and the cables don't pop so much, which I was convinced I didn't want anyway (the photo makes it look more contrasty than it really is). I wanted them to be more subtle. But I keep thinking about it.

18 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's one of my next projects! I'm considering Cascade 220, but I think yours looks great in Northampton (I like the bulky version of that yarn too.) Love the color, I can't wait to see how it comes out!

Marie said...

that's a gorgeous pattern Glad to see you're blogging again!

Linda said...

Now that is lovely, I do like cables but haven't knitted them for ages.

Kara said...

I think it is going to be really really fabulous.

Dolores said...

It's nice to see you blogging again. I've missed your blogging, but I realize it's for a good cause!
You always have first-rate knitting, a joy to see.

Emily/Knit Addictions said...

That is going to be gorgeous!
Is there a U.S. supplier for Kim Hargreaves books?

Philigry said...

oh, it is so dreamy!

craftoholic said...

Emily,
I don't know where you can get the book in the US, but you can order it directly from KH, www.kimhargreaves.co.uk. Lots of lovely projects in there!

Steph

Toni said...

This is just so beautiful. After some of my current projects I am seriously doing a full sized sweater with cables.

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