Monday, April 9, 2007
The question: How wide is your afghan?
I'd muchly appreciate some feedback here - you all serve to inspire me so much, my muses!
Thanks in advance,
OK. so i have been loving this knit-a-long. i have 2 ripples in the works. neither of which are picture worthy yet, but as soon as they are i will be posting updates!
i have been noticing that many of you have been using this book: 200 ripple stitch patterns by jan eaton. i have been lusting over it as well and have an amazon order ready including this but i am having some reservations. i read several bad comments about patterns being wrong. can anyone attest to this? or give me good feedback? i really want this book but not if there is a bunch of stuff wrong with it! HELP! Thanks in advance!
I'm pretty happy with it. I'm not sure it's quite what I expected but it's nice.
When I started this ripple I was doing two, three, sometimes even four colors each day (meaning four, six, or eight rows). I couldn't wait to get home and ripple. And now? Well, now that I'm visibly nearing the finish line I find myself finding other things to do besides the ripple. I've even done the dishes.
I figure I've got about 16 more colors to go. At one a day, that's still more than two weeks!
And that's my weaving project in the background. Towels ... which I only started when it became clear that the ripple wasn't going to last forever.
Is it esthetically pleasing? I'll leave that for others to decide. My only criterion was that each new color should go with the previous one in some way. So there's a flow, from bottom to top. Whether it works as an overall piece, I don't know. I do know, however, that my stash is substantially diminished. But it should sustain me to the bitter end.