Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Crazy Yarn Lady

Yep. That's me. I must be insane. (I seem to be saying this a lot lately. Since yarn came into my life, really.)

Went to JoAnn's (technically, JoAnn's, Etc.) this morning to get some Homespun and a new size I crochet hook. That's it. I came out with the required Homespun, 4 skeins of Caron Simply Soft worsted and new circular needles. Somehow, while inside the store, I managed to convince myself to make two totally new blankets for Project Linus - rather than finish the one that's about halfway finished and then make a second one. Oh no. Couldn't do things the easy way.

The Homespun is for a very cute, slightly funky baby-sized blanket. Four strands worked together on size 50 needles. Yes, folks, you read that right...SIZE 50. They are like telephone poles. I kid you not. I'm hoping it will be cute when it's finished - right now I'm not convinced. I'm consoling myself with the very soft Simply Soft in a delicious "Blue Mint," which is actually turquoise.

2 comments:

Rosemary said...

Are the 50s like the one on this cover?

http://www.knit1mag.com/index.html

Roberta said...

I have some of that Blue Mint - it's the bluish shade in my Sonic Slushie blankie and in Abby's poncho. I love how soft the Simply Soft works up! :)