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Monday, October 31, 2005

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i just went on an online yarn shopping spree. the original idea was to buy some yarn for the poncho i am making trav's cousin, but i got a bit crazy. this is one of the yarns i bought: recycled rayon/cotton sari yarn. i have no idea what i'm going to use it for. but it's so pretty, i just wanted to see what it looked like in person. i'm sure i'll think of something to make with it!

i started the baby hat and i'm about half done. i used the pakucho cotton i had left over from the first baby hat i made. i'm worried that a plain off-white hat is kind of boring for mamas and baby, but there's something about the simplicity of this yarn that i like for baby clothes. anyway, i'm not into pastels for babies and i wouldn't know what other colors to use to match a baby's wardrobe. i hope little smudge likes it. i ended up ripping the cotton candy hat; i had only done like one line and it wasn't worth transferring it to other needles or a stitch holder.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Liza said...

I'm sure the off-white is going to be lovely! Thank you for not making Lil Smudge a blue hat.

Being pregnant has taught me more about how early sex stereotyping starts than I ever imagined.

Mon Oct 31, 04:24:00 PM GMT-5  
Blogger vania said...

i can't wait to try my recycled sari yarn too. please share with the rest of us your finished masterpiece. i can't wait to see it!

Mon Oct 31, 09:22:00 PM GMT-5  
Blogger bitterknitter said...

I think off-white is perfect for a baby, then it will match everything! I don't care much for pastels either.

You got such pretty colorful new yarn!!

Tue Nov 01, 09:58:00 AM GMT-5  

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