WIP: To pass the time

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I have some new furniture ordered from Kloter Farms in Ellington.  The sofas will take 6-10 weeks to come in.  So in order to make the weeks speed by, I decided to knit a afghan to match.  I chose to knit Wool Leaves by Jared Flood. Kara and Betsy have made this for baby blankets a number of times and they highly recommended the pattern.  Quick, easy and stunning.  I am doubling both the width and length.  Hoping for a large curl up on my comfy sofas kind of afghan.  IMG_8562 IMG_8563 IMG_8564 IMG_8566This yarn is Shibui Staccatio - 70% merino and 30% silk. The pattern is very quick moving.  I am holding this double and knitting on size 11 needles.  I made this much progress in one evening.  I think I will be able to complete before the sofas arrive.

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  • atangledyarn84: September 26, 2016

    Oh, that yarn looks amazing!

  • wishfulthinking: September 26, 2016

    Reblogged this on Egg in the Middle and commented:
    This looks like a beautiful project!!!

  • Cheryl: September 26, 2016

    Nice Katie, love the color.

  • junk2treasure: September 26, 2016

    Looks absolutely beautiful!

  • Betsy: September 26, 2016

    It’s going to be stunning! Love it.

  • Bet: September 26, 2016

    Love the choice of pattern and the yarn. That color is gorgeous!

  • Karla: September 26, 2016

    I have had my eye on that pattern for a while – that is going to be so pretty! It’ll be fun to see the final picture on your new sofa!

  • introvertedknitter: September 26, 2016

    Great color and a wonderful idea to pass the time.

  • Jill: September 26, 2016

    Welcome back!! I’d almost given up on Nice and Knit!! Love the pattern and color, and thanks for the KF shout out!

  • francisrogers: September 26, 2016

    very awesome!! i love the the color. Although the “wip” always sends shivers down my spine. i try not to use that at home as that is a term used at the work place of myself and my husband in this “bank that cannot fail” that we both work at.

  • acuriousgal: September 26, 2016

    Beautiful yarn!!!

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  • monsteryarns: September 26, 2016

    How beautiful! I agree with everyone, the colour is divine.

  • dramatiquedesigns: September 26, 2016

    i lOVE your blog, and am a new follower!! would love a follow back :) http://dramatiquedesigns.wordpress.com/

  • michelleozarkcrafter: September 26, 2016

    What a lovely color that is!

  • Reality vs Ambition |: September 26, 2016

    […] about knitting a sweater in a month, and then reality hits.  Similar to my goal of finishing an afghan before my new sofas arrived in 8 weeks.  That didn’t happen either!  My sofas from Kloter Farms are really lovely, and my afghan […]

  • The Knitterly Hooker: September 26, 2016

    That yarn is gorgeous! Just divine! The color is so brilliant! Great choice!

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