Stash encounter

Realizing I should have shown you the four colors I want to combine into a lightweight cardigan, I thought to remedy that faux pas today. So I climbed those stairs, not an everyday occurrence for me since our bedroom is downstairs. But I sacrificed anyway. Here are the possible combos I can use for a sweater with the addition of a pop color to increase my options with a mite more yardage. Or I could just forget the pop colors and go for the dichromatic look.

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The left version would be sage, the right appeals greatly to me! In this photo the teals do not look like much of a contrast, so maybe I need to get a different skein of a lighter teal? Maybe I need to determine what stripe pattern I am going for to know if the orange would be a good choice. Maybe I need to stop creating more plans for new WIPs that will take over my knitting!!!

imageI had 2 WIPs going and 1 UFO I wanted to add to the mix. And then I started a baby sweater. As you can see the body is done, I just need to add the button band. Only, I ran out of yarn!!!! Just hoping Sheepskeins has another skein of Navy. Which is a crap shoot since I got this skein from WEBS. But I don’t want to wait on WEBS!!! Plus, why pay for shipping when I might be able to match it on Wednesday.

And then, I cast on another baby hat! But I had a reason, I needed something to knit on during church, where I knit on donation hats for our favorite charity, Operation Christmas Child. So now I can choose from the boring 3×3 ribbing of the last few rows of Sagano, the tedious chart-manacled knit of Miss Dashwood, the cable crossing chart-manacled UFO Cabled Shawl, or the easy-peasy-lemony-squeezy baby hat, which I have knit about 15 times recently. Or I can sit and stare at the baby sweater until I get back to the shop to see if they have the color I need.

Maybe I will just go swimming with the dogs?

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