Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Yarn Along....Blankets, Blankets!!!
With the Purl Dreams blanket behind me and waiting to be gifted, I am moving on to baby blanket #2. There are 2 more after this one. I should be relishing in the joy of all the little ones, but I wanted to knit sweaters for the grandchildren and blankets take a lot of time. Knowing that I am ahead of time in completing these though, maybe I will be able to get them all done?
Feather and Fan was the first lace stitch I learned when I began to knit and it continues to be my "go to " stitch. When I found Baby Drops on Ravelry, I knew that was the next blanket. Not entirely Feather and Fan, it has enough to add to the sampler effect of the blanket. I am using my favorite Knit Picks Comfy Sport that I almost exclusively use on my baby blankets. History has proven that this yarn washes and dries beautifully and can be drug everywhere a little one goes!
My youngest daughter took a trip to NYC this past week. She asked me if there was anything I would like her to bring back? "Well, sweetheart. Give me just a moment to show you this yarn shop." (Eye roll from daughter) But today we met for lunch and I was surprised that she had chosen something so beautiful and yet different from what is in my stash. This is 100% merino, but in what is called a "line" weight. A single ply that seems to be between lace and fingering. Just gorgeous. I think I raised her well :)))))
Don't you love the Blossom Street novels? This is the newest that I found on the shelves at the grocery. Light reading...which is just what I need right now.
I also have added a couple of new fabrics today over at Drawstrings! Pop on over and take a look!
What is on your needles? Linking up with Ginny!