Saturday, July 22, 2017

Sometimes the yarn does the work for you

As soon as I saw this yarn (Dream in Color Classy - Into the Mystic), I knew I had to have it and I knew the linen stitch would be perfect to showcase its lovely color blend. It's almost like a chameleon - sometimes it looks like a periwinkle/magenta and sometimes it looks more like a muted aqua/lavender/coral. The pattern is the Jilly Bean Cowl by the fabulous Marly Bird.

Abe approves!

Here's a closeup of the same exact project in another type of light.  It's really quite amazing!

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Burgundy Bewilderment of 2017

My mother-in-law wants a blanket.  In burgundy and beige, she says.  Beige is fine, I can do beige.  Burgundy, on the other hand, is practically impossible.

I present to you 3 different projects I found on Ravelry made with the same color, same brand, same style of yarn: