Friday, November 2, 2007


I couldn't resist....
Frosted Grapes Hat
Frosted Grapes Koolhaas Hat
Koolhaas Hat by Jared Flood in Interweave Knits Holiday 2007
Less than one skein of Malabrigo Worsted Frosted Grapes
US 6 (ribbing) and 8 needles

I've never been a part of Fiberlicious before, but I just had to become a member after knitting this. The yarn is so beautiful - the colors really are that of frosted grapes, don't you think? I was a little worried that this was going to pool, or take away from the pattern but I think that it works. Great pattern too. Of course, cabled without a cable needle. (I hated cabling before learning how to do this). I have about 1/3 of a skein left, and I also have about the same left over from my Foilage Hat - This hat is a present for my mom and I was thinking of making some coordinating mitts with the two, maybe these? I'm not sure if I have enough yarn. I could definitely make some fingerless-type mitts.

I also got the new Interweave Knits in the mail ... I'm not so sure about this one. The models are kindof freaking me out a bit ... I was reading the Interweave forum at Ravelry and I guess I am not the only one. There are a few projects that I like, but there aren't as many in previous magazines, I feel like the style of the patterns is much different in this issue. Or maybe I have just really liked the previous magazines (thats definitely true), so this is just a relative let down. Also doesn't look like there is a November Magknits, is there any pattern of which months will have one? I always look forward to checking for one at the beginning of each month.

Happy November!


Judi said...

Hmmm...I see lots of knitting going on down there in Columbus! At this rate, you'll have a whole new wardrobe by January!

All your things look beautiful and I just love your little cable sweater! And the background and "doggy" in the last set of pictures are both just great.

Keep on knitting and next time you're in Cleveland, I just might ask for a lesson.

Love ya!

Sway Knits said...

I love the grapes and hat together. I'm seriously going to have to consider making that hat now.