Wednesday, January 5, 2011
KAL Clue 01
The mystery KAL is for fingerless gloves, that much I know. It didn't take me long to knit to the end of the first clue: a ribbed cuff and a wrist section with cables and a simple lace pattern. Now I'm waiting for the second clue ... and waiting ... and waiting. Five days and still waiting.
The pattern calls for sport weight yarn, and until I checked, I wasn't sure I had any in my stash. Happily there's just enough Frog Tree Alpaca. Maybe it's too fuzzy for cables? It is blurring the pattern, but I don't mind the softening effect. After all, to what other use could I put 200m of alpaca? Stash-busting, that's what this is!
While I wait I'm knitting socks for the Warm Hands Network. I've got a line on more Kroy Jacquard yarn in the Tangerine colourway to finish the first pair. Hopefully I'll pick it up this weekend. Now I'm working on a second pair with a couple of balls of Regia self-patterning yarn. More stash-busting!