Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Wooden Paws

I'm very very slowly making progress on some mitts for the special person in my life. It's not because I'm a slow knitter. It's because I need to actually knit in order to make some progress. I think that I might be purposely sabotaging any efforts that I make to finish things. If I keep starting more, I can never be finished, right? Sigh.

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These mitts (well, the beginning of one mitt) are being knit out of Julie Spins BFL in her "Wood" colorway. I've spun this into a 2-ply heavy dk to light worsted weight yarn. I'm making them up as I go along, so I'll be sure to post the pattern and any tips once I finish them. I'm really liking the fabric that this yarn is making so far. Maybe that's why I'm not working on them so much - I don't want to give them up. Nah, just laziness and over-commitment. :D

Here's how the mitts started:

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Gorgeous colorway, amazingly yummy yarn to spin with. What more could a knitter want? Oh, more time. Sigh.

5 comments:

(formerly) no-blog-rachel said...

Gorgeous yarn!

Alison said...

Lovely yarn - your spinning is great.

socksstreet said...

you should going on - that will become so pretty. I love the smoky (?) browns in it!!

Ute :)

Jeanne said...

What a gorgeous colorway - and I love how its knitting up - so nice!

kimiknits said...

oh wow, i love them even more now that i've seen them again here! hehehe