Wednesday, September 5, 2012

WIP Wednesday

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Almost a year ago, when I visited Arizona, I bought this awesome recycled silk yarn.
I always had in mind that I wanted to make a Moebius cowl with it, but I hadn't got around to casting it on until Altius August.

I actually cast it on about three times...once it was too short, and the next time I just couldn't stop thinking about how cool the yarn looked loosely wound. Finally I decided to try knitting the Honey Cowl pattern around the Moebius, thinking that the floats would preserve some of the original look of the yarn.
I gotta admit, right now it looks like a complete mess. I have no idea how wide or long it's actually going to turn out. Hmmm, maybe if I'd done something crazy like swatch, I'd have more of an idea...

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13 comments:

Sue said...

Swatch? Where is your sense of adventure? lol I get mine out and pet it every so often....My Precccciiiiooooouuuussssss!

Silverlotus said...

It will look pretty however big it turns out, I'm sure. And swatch? What? I only really swatch for garments, not accessories.

Paula said...

Ooh, that's pretty cool. If you're not happy with how it's turning out, maybe try a swatch (blasphemy!) holding it doubled with a solid color? It might tone it down a bit without losing all that gorgeousness. Just an idea. Can't wait to see how it all turns out!

Annette said...

Wow. Has it been almost a year already?!? This looks amazing...a moebius is on my to-do list and you've just bumped it up to the top. LOL Good job!

cucki said...

i love it too..lovely color..
hugs xx

Erin said...

Not sure if it's what you were after, but I think it looks pretty cool!

Karoline said...

It's looking lovely, I really like that recycled yarn

Emily said...

Gorgeous yarn! The best thing about fun yarn like that is that if you're not happy with the finished product, it's not a total pain to start over again, since you love the yarn!

kathy b said...

That particular yarn really was hard on my joints/hands. I love the look though

Bonnie Brown said...

That yarn is very cool!

Joysze said...

Love the colors in this. It'll be one of those pieces that will go with anything. :D

Melanie said...

Swatching? Who swatches? (No matter how much we know we SHOULD, almost none of us do it, right?) If its a mess, at least it's a gloriously colored mess. :)

Marsha said...

LOVE it!

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