Originally Posted by Silver
Ingrid! Fabulous job on it. Just breathtaking. Your son's girlfriend is one lucky chick!
What yarn did you start with and why didn't it show the pattern? I haven't started mine yet, and won't for a while still, but now you have me wondering if I should go with a different yarn. What do you think?
Thank you, Silver, and everyone else!
I started with a mercerized cotton--Lara from elann. It's a dk weight. I think it didn't work because it's got a sheen to it which makes it slick and the yo's just kind of closed up.
I used merino dk on the finished one.
I don't know how the fingering weight will work. The pattern is done with the stockinette and garter stitch, with the yo's/p2togs mainly for definition between the sections. The pattern starts with the bottom points, though, so you don't have to knit too much to see if the yarn will work. I was in denial, I think, and kept hoping things would improve.