Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Graduation capelet

The glacier blue capelet is finished! Knitting was completed during (sanity) breaks from packing...

Capelet, side view
Side view...in the new backyard

Pattern: Anthrogologie-inspired capelet
Yarn: Crystal Palace Labrador, color 2013, 2 skeins
Needles: US 10 1/2 bamboo circulars (29")

This truly was a quick knit, even for a slow knitter like me. And, I had to re-knit quite a bit of the thing when I discovered I was doing purl-side yarn overs incorrectly...oops...and not getting the pretty eyelets along the raglan line. But even with that delay, I was able to finish knitting it in time. It came out a bit smaller than I expected...I probably should have used US11 needles, but hopefully it will be alright.

Capelet, in dusk
Front view in the fading dusk

I gave it to my sister yesterday, as part of her graduation gifties...she is a high school graduate! I hope she likes it!

4 comments:

snoopyjoanne said...

very nice! it looks very lovely...i hope she liked it! how's the new place? looking forward to postings about it.

jen said...

very pretty she should love it!

veuvebrun said...

It turned out beautifully! You're going to have to stop calling yourself a slow knitter now. Congratulations to Katie on her graduation.

Folks: I spoke to Carol last night about the new place, and well, let's say it's a real fixer-upper. Carol could some TLC in the process -- she might not like my saying so -- but it's true! It's fortuitous that Mitchell's is close by (for therapeutic reasons).

If only I could get Moises to go over and borrow a cup of sugar or something.

jen said...

be on the look out for a package coming your way! priority mail it was posted today!