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Tuesday, March 18, 2008


Just for a something completely different, I decided to shoot my Pulli-in-Progress from the Inside Out ;p

Here you see all the loose ends waiting for Their Turn; all the Wrong Side stitches, as neatly formed as their Right Side brothers, but never to see the light of day in any way in the wearing. So let them Sing this afternoon and be topside—let them be happy just for the heck of it!

[Yes, I have Spring Fever. I saw a Robin. Yes I am giddy.}

Although I was hoping for a flash finish today, this project has stalled! Either I lost a skein of yarn, or, I got rid of it in a stash bust a while back and FORGOT! Now that I’m at the point where I get to pick up for the Hood, I’m realizing I probably am not going to have enough yarn to finish so I’ve stopped to look for some help.

Internet to the rescue!

I put out the call and the lovely Cindy found some Cotton Fleece in her stash in Rue and is posting it my way.

Here’s my dilemma. Most likely these yarns are not going to match. The solution everyone likes to use is to alternate balls of yarn for a few rows instead of a straight up swith between the different dye lots.

But I ask: should I alternate at the top of the Hood or at the bottom of the Hood? I am guestimating it will still be noticeable and perhaps one location would be more desirable than the other.

Around the neck the rest of the Hood will mainly cover it up unless the Hood is being Worn. But if I knit with the old yarn until it almost ran out and then started the new yarn, I might be able to squeeze more even tone out of the yarn I have.

Vote, s’il vous plaît…

Start blending at the neck
Start blending nearer the top
Knit a bloody collar already
Get a clue
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