Thursday, August 06, 2009

August is good for wool, too

Taking a break from writing out lesson plans to knit - and wool is so much easier on my hands and wrists than cotton. I'm starting the squares for Tom's blanket. They want squares of purples, greens, and blues with black and gray to tone it down. The squares are 8x8 inches, knit on size 7 needles. They'll be arranged in a pattern similar to this: Trip Around the World quilt.

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Blogger Wool Winder said...

I enjoy knitting with cotton, but it does tire out my hands. Wool is so much friendlier to knit with.

9:06 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

Stunning colors!

11:14 PM  
Anonymous vanessa said...

Oooohhh lovely colours, this blanket is going to be gorgeous. I went to the link, and it looks lovely.
Love Vanessa xxx (do you mind if i knit)

8:09 AM  

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