Sunday, August 19, 2007


I really like this skirt!! I started it August 9 and finished August 16. I wanted to get it done quickly so I could wear it to a book signing that I was helping with. Cat Bordhi came to town! Anyways, I did, and I got a lot of compliments from it.

I used KnitPick's CotLin which I like very much. I knit very loose so I used a US 3, woodens, then switched to Addi Lace Needles for the lace section. They helped a lot with the K3tog. I decided to go ahead and do those even though I know there were other options. I started the second size, got about 2-3 inches into it, tried it on and it was too big, so I went to the smallest size. I think it's because cotton expands on you.

Geeta, it's almost a Royal Blue. The only thing about the CotLin is that it kind of sheds, not bad, but you will have fibers all over you when you put your knitting down.

I'm not sure when I will get to the next one, but it will be soon.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Finally Getting to My Skirt

I love this pattern!! I started it Thursday morning and am about half way through the lace section now. I am really motivated to get it done by Friday, and start a second one before then as well.

I am doing this one in Knit Picks Cot-Lin, and have used 4 or 5 balls so far. This is the Nightshade colorway and I just received the Royal Plum color in today's mail.