Believe it or not, I've actually been knitting lately. I made Caleb and Shane matching hats last winter and Shane promptly lost his. I was nice enough to knit him another. Although, to his disappointment, I never miss an opportunity to remind him that he lost something I made for him. I'm such a meany. Here's Shane in his I'm-too-sexy-for-this-hat pose.
Months ago, I had some cash and couldn't help but spend it all on yarn that I didn't need. I have tons of Rown Big Wool Fusion in three colors. I thought that I should knit something and decided on this.
I do this all the time. I buy yarn I like and then settle on a pattern that I'm not in love with cause it's the best thing I can find. When I first saw this pattern I thought "oh. that's too bulky." But I saw that quite a few people are knitting it on Ravelry and I convinced myself that I'm just not getting it and if I knit it, then maybe I will get what all these other people see. Then I saw this:
I really love this. Unfortunately, I've already started on the other pattern. I have this much done:
What to do? The second pattern (the one I love) calls for 7 skeins. I only have 6.5 left that is unknit (not counting what I've knit up with the first pattern. So I was thinking that I will start on the second and hopefully will have enough to finish it. Then I can salvage the first pattern by turning it into a vest. I will have to do some finishing to make it look less rough.
I've also started on a sweater for Caleb using some of the yarn that Kainoa gave me, which used to be her tutu's. It's a size 3/4 and looks like it will be way too big for him. This makes too sweaters in a row that I've made the wrong size for Caleb. I'll try to finish this though.