I’ve really enjoyed sOctober this year. I’ve knit (nearly) six pairs of socks, I’ve explored gauge and needle sizes, I’ve knit three different kinds of toes and three different types of heels. I’ve knit with yarn dyed by me, and yarn dyed by a range of master dyers. It’s been very satisfying. But now, on the last day of this wonderful month I have to ask myself, after I finish my current sock - What happens now?
I’m not sure I’ve mentioned here that I am going to Edinburgh Yarn Fest next year. And in case that isn’t fun enough, Kate and Kat and someone called Gracie are coming too! Kate and Kat were having a knit-a-long for Stasis, and I really like the jumper, and you know how I love a knitalong. Knitpicks is having a 15% off sale, so I bought the yarn for that.
Also at EYF I’m doing a class with Woolly Wormhead. I’ve seen her patterns around for ages, but never knit one. Now the class I’m doing isn’t on hats, it’s on advanced grafting (geekout time) but I happened to see she’s doing a mystery hat, and I have suitable yarn, so I’ve signed up for that.
In the meantime,I’m casting on for Romi Hill’s Manzanita jumper, from New Lace Knitting. I bought this book ages ago, I love Romi Hill, but for some reason I’ve never actually knit anything from this book.
Both yarns I’m using are leftover Blue Moon Fiber Arts Cloud Nine. For reasons that should be obvious – EYF 2018!! I’m trying to knit through as much of my stash as possible, so that I can fill up my stash box with new yarn!