A lot of in-progress WIPs to share this week. I’m having a really hard time wrapping my head around the fact that it will be October in another day or so. Honestly! This year has FLOWN past. Anyway, here’s what I’m up to:
Tailfeather Wrap (Ravelry link): I started this one last week and am excited to finally get this one on the needles. The pattern had been in my queue for quite a while AND was the perfect yardage to use up some leftover skeins of a lovely merino/cashmere/silk, Shalimar Yarns’ Homage DK in the Water’s Edge colorway. The pattern comes in two widths, a basic scarf width and a wider wrap version. I’m knitting the wide version. The texture on this piece is so squishy and wonderful; I’m enjoying every single stitch I knit on it.
Stella: This pattern releases today as part of the Hudson & West fall design collection and I’m doing my version as a preview knit for them. I’m using H&W Forge, which is their worsted-weight yarn, in the color Dusk, which is a soft, dusty pink that I adore. (I never used to think of myself as a pink girl but I have revised that opinion. Still not a fan of Barbie pink, but soft and subtle blush and roses I can get behind.) I have one sleeve, which is basically all stockinette, finished, and I’m about halfway up the back. I love the fun cross-hatched stitch pattern on this one. It trims the bottom edge of the body and then will also flank the V-neck shaping on the sweater front.
Saligna: A test knit for The Cable and Lace Co. I finished the stranded colorwork for the yoke and upper body and have moved onto the plain stockinette for the bottom half of the body of the garment. I’m trying to do at least a few rounds on this every day, as I’m trying not to lose my mojo on it. I’m about halfway through the plain stockinette on the body, and then I’ll be back to colorwork for a bit on the sleeves before their turn for stockinette arrives.