Flowers in a Row

I couldn’t decide what I wanted to knit on last night.  With two largish projects that I can’t start until midnight tonight! — Camp Loopy July and also the third quarterly KAL project or ESK — I really shouldn’t cast on anything new right?

Wrong – but it’s just a little project.  I was actually just going to swatch a stitch that I really want to use in a sweater.  But wanted to make sure I liked knitting the stitch.   I love how it is turning out.

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My sweater will not be in wildly variegated yarn like this – it will be nearly solid – but this was some leftover yarn that was right at  hand and I do sort of like the way it looks.    I decided to continue on with my “swatch” – I think I have enough to make a long enough strip for a cowl and then can just stitch the ends.  The stitch is easy and makes a great edging – I can see it along the bottom, cuffs, up the front of a sweater other than a regular button band, as well as rows in between for added fun and texture.  The edge of my swatch is sort of bent up in the these photos – I didn’t take time to make sure it was all fat but I really like the way it looks long the bottom edge – all scallopy.

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I had to snap my photos quickly because even at 6a.m. this morning it was so hot and humid my glasses – and the camera lens – were steaming up the moment I walked outside.

 

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