Sunday, January 30, 2011

Koigu Fun

I have to say sometimes there is nothing better then playing with color. This yarn is so much fun and changing colors is addicting. You want to just knit a little more just so you can do it.

I started with these yarns and I plan to knit them into a gradient scarf.


This is not the exact order that I plan to knit them but it is close.

Here is what I have so far and I love it.

Koigu Scarf

Very fun!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

It's Here!

I finally got the larger sized Ficus shawl done so it is now for sale over on Ravelry. The larger size is a full size shawl and the small one is more of a scarf or shawlette.

Large Ficus Shawl

Large Ficus Shawl


I also knit them in 2 totally different types of yarn one is a traditional sock yarn and the other is a single ply yarn. Both have lots of nice drape and make for a easily wearable piece. I think it would also be stunning in a handspun yarn.

Friday, January 7, 2011


I decided the other day after writing up the Ficus pattern that maybe I should offer it in a larger size. Figuring out the numbers was the easy part but now it must be knitted since that is the only way to see how much larger it would be. So off to the stash to find a sock yarn that I had 2 skeins of. Dream in Color Smooshy in Cloud Jungle fit the bill and off to knitting. I am on to chart 2 already and hope to have it all done in about 1 week.
Larger Ficus

This does allow me to check one last time for any errors and I am happy to say so far there have been none just some wording I think I will change to make things more clear. Then the pattern will be out for everyone to enjoy. I have to say that this color is quite fun to knit as it looks so different in different lights. It reminds me of abalone, very nice.