Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Changed My Mind
I changed my mind on what colors to use for my new big bag. As I was starting to knit, I kept thinking about how similar the colors were to the first bag I had knit with this pattern. Here is that bag. I love the colors, but am thinking it would be nice to do different colors this time around. (I gave this bag to a good friend for her birthday).
I decided to add some blues instead of the paprika color. I can't decide if I want to use the light cream or the light tan at the top. What do you think? I am heading to Galena today to do a little work over there and to do a little knitting. I should make some good progress on the bag. I'm also taking a sock to work on if I need a change of pace.
Or a change in needle size! I am knitting the bag on size 15 (10 mm) needles. I feel like I am knitting with tree branches after working with sock needles for so long! Here you see a size 15 needle next to my size 1 (2.5mm) sock needle. (Which isn't even the smallest sock needles I have!) Quite the difference! The nice thing is you do make lots of progress pretty quickly when you are knitting on this big of needle!!
I thought I would share with you my favorite thing to store my sock needles and my Knit Pick Options needles in. I have two Quantum Tackle Worm wallets that I got at Walmart for $5.00 each. They are soft sided and have a handle and zip shut. Inside there are clear pockets that close that I can keep my circular and dpn sock needles in very easily. They work great. Very portable and easy to take along.
This last picture I took for a contest they are having over on the blog for the Coffee Swap III that I joined. (Yes, I'm kind of into swaps now...) You had to show your favorite place to knit. Well, here it is. I sit on this corner of the couch with my diet pepsi; Ott lite and Sumo at my feet. Very comfy, cozy.
Until Next Time...