Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 11-14-2012, 09:16 PM   #1
ArtLady1981
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
ArtLady1981's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Kent, Washington
Posts: 10,467
Thanks: 5,264
Thanked 3,891 Times in 3,012 Posts
WIP: Wildly-colored Malabrigo Vest
Yup...I fell into the age-old trap...while browsing the shelves of my local yarn shop...squishing all the pretty hanks of yarn...eyeballing all the beautiful sunny colorations...I impulsively purchased all 4 hanks of the yarn. There were only 4...and 4 is what I snatched up.



Better lighting:


Well, it's been over a year....and I've finally found something to do with it! I can't promise I'll wear this vest outside of the mountains or the house...but it is being knit! I'm almost done with it, and would be done with it if I hadn't taken some knitting sidetrips for that Herringbone Sleeve for aa poorly designed circulars needle case I purchased at the LYS for big bucks (Gah), and for my winter jacket, NELL.

I intend to finish the upper body for the vest tonight.

I must say, I'm relieved to see that the colorway is pooling! I was getting very worried about it. At the outset, it was looking like an overprocessed bowl of salsa! Very mooshy. Not at all like the hanks showed distinct color separations. Handpaints are such annoying little buggers.



It's knit all in one piece up the the armhole shaping...then the RF, LF and
BACK upper body sections are knit individually.


Those whitethreads are row markers that'll be removed before blocking.


Here is the first one I knit using this same design, back in 2007, with Malabrigo neutrals.
It's a wreck now. Pills and such. I use it to keep my body core extra warm (in bed) in the mountains.


Here are my Rav notes for the Wild One!
__________________
Knitting Help Video Index

Artlady at Rav

Last edited by ArtLady1981 : 11-15-2012 at 07:21 AM.
ArtLady1981 is offline   Reply With Quote
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FO: MALABRIGO "Shire Silk" Vest ArtLady1981 What'cha Knittin'? 53 10-04-2007 03:46 AM
Colored my hair... Silver The Lounge 50 08-29-2007 01:32 PM
Help with Colored Border melizabethm How-to Questions 2 02-21-2007 05:43 PM
camel colored sweater nonny2t What'cha Knittin'? 5 02-16-2007 07:30 PM
Two Colored Socks CateKnits General Knitting 8 05-12-2006 08:06 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:43 PM.