Saturday, August 09, 2008

Knitting Olympics! Here is my project. The Endpaper Mitts by Eunny Jang. Not loving my colors as much as when I picked them. I realized they match little in my wardrobe. I'm probably going to make another pair in a mustard and gray color. Or dark gray and pale pale turquoise. I went to my LYS and was in a hurry to pick out two Koigu PPMs that would go together.

I'm doing them both at once magic loop because I can't break myself of this habit. So far so good. I just have to be gentle and pay attention so that I don't twist the yarn. I'm not a speed demon at this anyway since it's my first fair isle. I haven't knit English style in awhile. I'm knitting Continental with my left hand for the MC and English for the CC with my right hand. Have to say, I don't miss the English.

The Jaywalkers are on hold for now because I only have on size 0 needle and I needed it for this project. I might finish before the olympics are over, but I will also be in San Francisco for 7 days, so there's no guarantee of solid knitting time like I have at home. The Jaywalkers will go with me too just in case. If anyone knows of an awesome yarn store to go to in San Francisco (or any other must see spot) please let me know. I've been there once, but it was a very touristy trip.


Melissa said...

you have certainly made good progress so far! I'd say you're doing well with your first fair isle project :)

Charles said...

I think it's coming along great!!!
WOW doing it same time? I really need to learn magic loop so I could knit same time!!!

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