Pardon the bad lighting. It's dull and gray and raining. Again.
The seemingly never ending rain has one benefit though. I'm cuddled up in the house knitting more than ever. Clara is almost finished. I only have a little bit more to go on the top section, then add the seed stitch borders and a button, and done! With the exception of that button, it should be finished tomorrow.
I have 100% loved knitting this little dress. I was worried about the variegation in the tonal yarn because I'd only seen photos of it knit in solids but I think the variegation worked out just fine.
If you are interested, the yarn is Knit Pick's Stroll Tonal in Seashell. It really does look like the inside of a conch shell. It's also a little weird how the colors change depending on how close you are to it. From a few feet away, it's pink and white, but when you get up close, the white is actually THE palest lavender. And in some light, there may even be a little creamy white in there too.
|Palette and Madelinetosh|
I need your help with the next project. I'm going to knit a Kaffe Fassett polka-dot* Coins cowl from Mason Dixon's Field Guide No. 13. The center skein in the photo is a definite and I'm trying to decide between the other two.
The aqua on the left coordinates with the center skein better, but I LOVE the color of the blue on the right. I also think the darker blue would look better with a variety of skin tones than the aqua. (I'm not sure where the cowl will go once it's finished.) So my
*And for your enjoyment, my computer is insisting I want to type "pothead" not "polka-dot".