Another week of no buying!! Cold sheeping it here at the moment. Let’s hope the cold continues. Although I must say a peruse of a blog recently sent me down a rabbit hole on Knit Picks. I considered buying a case for my circs, yes even though I made one myself from an iPad case. But I am not satisfied with it, and it just seems big compared to others. Since they had 15% off, and free shipping with $50.00 purchase, why not just consider getting baby yarn I know I will need in May.
So I put things in the cart, adding what I needed to get the right amount. And couldn’t pull the trigger. In the first place the babies aren’t here and I have no idea what they will be, so I can’t very well buy yarn! And the fingering I added to get the right amount just wasn’t necessary, so I removed all items and closed out the cart. Spending $55 right now when it’s not a necessity is not where I want to go. I must say I am very proud of myself for making the right decision. Once I know the babies’ genders I can always find yarn to use.
In Charity Hats, this week’s pattern is a new one I haven’t done before, Laurelhurst. I will use cream for the base and use two blues for the motifs. Probably medium blue for the outer sts and light blue for the inner sts. I will cast on 64 sts to accommodate the 16 st repeat and knit as usual for the newborn hats.
How I wish I had been on the ball and made bunny hats for the newborns coming in the next few weeks. But I just wasn’t thinking that far ahead. I could knock out a few, but won’t make a deadline for myself, because that’s not part of my INTENTIONS for 2016. Plus, I have been too busy trying to get this sweater done in time to wear it before the heat hits.
I am thinking to redo the bind off since it looks jagged doing it in pattern. When I rib I prefer binding off in pattern, but with this design I think it looks odd. I will likely bind off in purl to turn the chain inward.
Hope you are having an awesome weekend and you are ready to meet your Monday!