Saturday, February 21, 2009

Herringbone Slouch

I enjoy a good "fast-off-the-needles" project, and this was one of them.
Herringbone Slouch

Pattern: Herringbone Slouch
Yarn: Mission Falls Superwash 136 (one ball each colour)
Needles: 3.25 mm dpns

Herringbone SlouchMission Falls makes a lovely yarn. The colours are fantastic and the wool itself has a great soft and springy factor. I was going for a knit fabric that would be substantial enough to keep you warm, and the needle size coupled with the extra-layer provided by fair isle make this a cozy knit.

Though honestly, I was sort of hoping for a more "slouchy" effect than the one I got. I'll just have to get my hands on some lighter-weighted yarn and give it a go.

On an unrelated note: As you've probably noticed, I've been messing around with my template and creating a new look for the blog. While it's very fun, I must admit that I know very little about this stuff, and am sure that the page could appear rather, uh, messed up on other screens/browsers.

If you notice anything funky (and that's the bad funky!) please drop me a line and tell me I've gone awry.


Sarah said...

I really like how those turned out. The colours look great together!

Susan said...

Those came out great! Love the ring with them on, too.

Team Knit said...

They turned out absolutely lovely!! I said it in the last post, but I'll say it again.|The colours you chose are gorgeous.

- Julie

LittleCanoe said...

Love 'em! And the blog looks great, no glitches as far as I can see.

Hilary said...

These are tres fab, and I think they have just the right amount of slouch. Great colors, great style -- cozy and chic at the same time. Well done!!