Monday, January 7, 2019

First in Line

I had to put the Sand Cardigan in time-out.
Sadly, there is not enough yarn to finish it.  
One skein knits about 4" and I will need both to finish the body 
which
leaves both sleeves at shoulder level where they were placed on stitch holders!
The back-up yarn is a different color-one is burnt orange, the other a very pale yellow;
neither will do the job.
Now I have to think if I want to knit this again with a different yarn or toss the whole pile.

So I am knitting on the Swedish Lines shawl.  
A relaxing , entertaining knit with enough yarn to finish the job.
Just what I need right now.

8 comments:

  1. That shawl is lovely - what yarn are you using? Sorry about the sand cardigan....

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  2. Yarn chicken is no fun. The shawl looks fun though. Hope you're feeling better.

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  3. that's so annoying - a kick into your knitting mojo:( I hope you'll find a good solution - to avoid frogging it all! I still have to dig out the owl feathers to frog and re-knit... hope you're feeling better - happy knitting:)

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  4. Dang - I hope you find a solution for the Sand Cardigan. The shawl is looking fabulous.

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  5. Well, the Sand Cardigan situation sounds a bit frustrating, but glad you could pivot into the great shawl.

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  6. That's frustrating. As least you have another project to keep your hands busy while you contemplate!

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  7. Ah shoot! Sorry the cardi will not be in the lovely yarn. Hope you find an alternative and start again.

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  8. Well, darn it. That would have been a lovely shawl if bigger.

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