I’ve mostly been knitting on things I can’t blog about lately, but these aren’t included in that. Cast on before I went to Barcelona, knit on in the Arizona desert, LA, San Francisco… and not one single row on an airplane, as always. I must just not be a plane knitter.
Skew in Fab Funky Fibre’s Northern Lights.
Moment of “how on EARTH will this turn into a heel”…
But it did!
And two. Well. One and a… quarter.
The first rows on the toddler hat. I love the color combination! They feel fresh and wintery.
It was fun to experiment with my jeaba colors. Green is probably one of the trickiest colors as I have to blend in myself. Also, so many things affect the result. You cam make the shade lighter either by using the transparant dye, much yellow or the amount of dye per hank. Each method gives a different result.
To the left I used a mix of blue, quite much yellow and some purple.
The middle version is a mix of much yellow, transparent and just a little blue dye.
The right version is a mix of yellow, transparent and more blue than in the previous example. To make it kind of minty I kind of rubbed in the dye (without felting obviously) which means I didn’t need as much due as to the others.
Trying out my warping board and dying some self-striping sock yarn. Eagerly awaiting the result.
My little helper.
Kind if looks like wrapped sallad.
So I asked my baby girl which colors she prefer for a hat.
Based on her preferences I think it will be something like this: