Next on the Needles

May 08, 2013 7 Comments

I have found the ideal project to knit while holding a sleeping baby! It is the Honey sweater by Amy Miller. It's great because it's so simple and straight forward. It's knit in the round; top down.  The increases and striping are keeping it interesting but I like the fact that it's all just knit so it doesn't require too much concentration. It's a great project for just picking it up and knitting a few rows when you can. 192A9960 I'm using Madelinetosh Lace (held double) in Turquoise and Madelinetosh Tosh light in Antique lace (single).  I wasn't sure if using the two different weights would give me a ripple effect with the striping, but it doesn't. It's turning out much nicer than I expected!192A9963 Remember Katie's version? IMG_7877IMG_7880 Katie is out with Grandma Midge today which reminds me I had some pictures I wanted to share.  Last week Katie, Colleen and I took Grandma out for her 91st birthday.  She looks great, doesn't she?  She's a good Grandma and has been a nonstop knitter since we were little. 'Gotta love her for that. 192A9920 192A9930 192A9922    



7 Responses

melinda
melinda

September 26, 2016

Really love the pictures of Grandma!

Cheryl
Cheryl

September 26, 2016

Nice sweater and GREAT pics of Grandma!!

Betsy
Betsy

September 26, 2016

The pics of all of you with Grandma are so good. ‘Wish I didn’t have to work that day… Next year for her 92nd, I guess? :) LOVE the sweater colors.

measuredandslowcrafts
measuredandslowcrafts

September 26, 2016

So pretty!

lollyknits
lollyknits

September 26, 2016

I love those two colors together, the cream makes the turquoise really pop! The last picture is my favorite though.

KnittyNana
KnittyNana

September 26, 2016

The sweater is lovely but the wonderful memories with Grandma really touch me. Thanks for sharing those pictures.

nina
nina

September 26, 2016

Your Grandma is gorgeous! LOVE your colour setting for the sweater this is defintely going to be a nice one :)

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