Seasons Come and Go

I finished it. Just short of an official three months of knitting Marina ( Viajante 2.0 ) was bound off. In so doing I discovered a few things. All the pre-planned modifications went out the window (they canceled each other out). To have a huge comfy-cozy monstrous snuggly huggable Viajante did to. Apparently my brian when it comes to planning and execution have two different perspectives of thought.

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However, very much like my Rust & Stone cardigan, Marina came out fitting my frame perfectly.

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It is noticably smaller than Mom’s and I don’t think that is solely due to yarn weight. What makes this OK is the fact that it hangs in every way like I’d hoped it would.

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The neck opening is 193sts resulting in 28″ around. Not too slouchy and not too tight. Stripes were a lazy (I couldn’t do it right without effort) Fibonacci sequence. 1 then 2, 3 then 5, 8 and so on. I only used one Lilac skein of the gloss lace, both of the Marina. & a few grams of the Topaz.

The Marina stripes where a rough 10 & 22 respectively. At one point I went higher than 22 because I became tired of changing colors. That’s the largest block of Marina before I started striping again.

I’ve developed a bit of phobia when it comes to my nephews vest. Everything is ready but, I’ve been hesitant.

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Now I’m not 100% all these colors will be in the finished vest but, I did see how compatible they are non-the-less.

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I all this time of insisting upon one project at a time must have now unconsciously made it default. My talk of casting on three projects has been met with this.

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It’s a sockhead using of the last of this Bamboo & Ewe yarn I bought when I first learned sock yarn was a thing. I have at least three pairs of socks in this yarn and I’m trying to get rid of it. I honestly don’t know why I purchased so much, I can just say my perspective wasn’t what it is now.

While I plan to do the projects I said in the last post it looks like it’ll be done one at a time.

V o n n a

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