A fun knit

DSCN4833 A project off the needles this week.

This cowl collared shoulder warmer is a Laura Aylor pattern called Olethea.  It’s knit in bulky yarn on 10.5 needles so it’s pretty quick to knit up – I cast it on last Saturday night and had it off the needles by Wednesday night.  And the yarn – Malabrigo Mecha – is lovely soft, squishy and warm.  I love the bit of weight it gives this .  Very fun knit and very easy.   I’ve got yarn sitting here to make a second one since I think I will give this one away.

I updated the Stash Knitting page – the net stash used didn’t change since I had to add in this yarn which I bought and then add it to the knit up tally.  So far 19,695 yards knit into finished projects (more knit into projects I need to finish).

There will be a bit more yarn coming in since there should be some more chunky/bulky yarn coming – just a bit – which hopefully will arrive tomorrow since I’m now a day late for another Laura Aylor knit – her holiday MKAL called Just For You, Two which started today with the first clue.  One clue each day from today thru December.  Clues are broken down to be about an hour’s worth of knitting so I should be able to catch up quickly.

Now to think about pulling the Christmas tree out of the box and fluffing some branches.


2 comments on “A fun knit

  1. Beautiful!!! Of course I love blue and green together!! I have just started knitting again….I started back in high school—about 50 years ago and then started crocheting and did stat for all these years. That is until we got a great yarn shop in town that gives lessons!!! I love it!!!

  2. Your knitting is always so lovely. My Nanny (grandma) taught me to crochet and knit years ago, but I never did get the hang of knitting like Nanny did.
    The items she would knit, just like your items, are perfection. The fact your cowl collared shoulder warmer is in my fave colors just adds to the “awesome factor”!
    Thanks for sharing.

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