4.01.2007

Next Up?

In two days, I'm leaving for a short trip to NYC. I'm not a big fan of planes, trains, subways, or any enclosed space, but the thought of my travel knitting makes them seem not so bad after all. Hours and hours of uninterrupted knitting? Awesome! But what to take with me? Not another gigantic Twinkle project, and surely not the 18 skein afghan that is only 3 skeins away from completion. Gotta be something on smallish needles, and I don't do well with sock knitting (I never finish the second one). I've been playing/obsessing with different ideas of what to bring with me.

I bought this gorgeous mandarin orange skein of Blue Sky Alpacas "silk alpaca" yarn to swatch with for the Vogue dress. Got gauge, love the yarn, adore the color, want to go ahead with the project, but the yarn store is closed Sunday and Monday. I guess it'll have to wait.

I've always wanted to try entrelec, and always wanted to try kpppm. So there you go. I think this will most likely be my New York knitting. I certainly can't buy any more yarn, or else I won't be able to justify spending any more money at Purl! Hopefully, I'll have something to show when I get back.

4 comments:

stephen said...

You sneaky, sneaky woman... I was actually thinking just the other day about how coyly you answered when I asked if you had a knit-blog.

Your FO's are gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. I'll keep my eyes pealed for them in the elevator. You make me want to get out of my sock rut.

knitlit kate said...

that orange is gonna be smashing for the VK dress...can't wait to see that one!

Gina said...

Luv your new blog look...go to Habu when you get to NYC! Brilliant! When you get on the plane...alcoholalcoholalcohol!

Janet said...

oh my goodness, i love the orange for the VK dress!

also, i'm kind of obsessed with entrelac right now - the kpppm looks great!