Knitting Pergatory

Mary and Margarite both finished their Crocheted Hats. Mary used Misti Alpaca Handpaint Chunky yarn. Margarite used Debbie Bliss Luxury Donegal Chunky Tweed.

Margarite brought 2 skeins of Noro Silk Garden to learn how to make the Inside-Outside scarf by Elise Duvekot (author of Knit One Below). Click here to download the pattern (you’ll have to scroll down a bit). The pattern seems really confusing until the columns become clear, then you get a great “AHA” moment. I’m looking forward to seeing how this colorway of Silk Garden turns out.
Mary is working on a Soft & Drapey Shrug in Cadiz, Silk Pearl, and Beaded Pearl & Sequins.
Mary was working on this cocoon yarn (don’t know if that’s the real name or not – she filed the label away for safekeeping). It was coming out too open between cocoons so she added a thin ribbon yarn. Now it looks like a small woodland creature that got tie dyed. She’s going to try a different needle size.
Michelle swatched and then began the Braided Cowl (#29 from Holiday Vogue) in Buffalo Gold Lux yarn. It’s really cool looking.
And last but not least, Linda has started the 5Th and final Wallaby in the grandchild series. We were inadvertently tormenting Linda while she was casting on/counting stitches. We were in the midst of an animated conversation and kept trying to show her pictures and patterns. She couldn’t comment or look up because she’d loose count. She said that “now I know what Purgatory must be like”.
The count down has begun to Thanksgiving. I think we’ll have to celebrate when they are all completed.