Saturday, May 7, 2011

Did I say that?

At certain points of knitting the Shalom Cardigan I do remember saying that if I ever suggest knitting something again, shoot me...

So how come only a week after casting off on that project I happened to be passing my LYS and couldn't pass without picking up my next knitting project?!

The yarn! This is the most deliciously soft yarn. Its Rowan Cocoon in Petal. 80% merino and 20% kid mohair. So beautiful, so soft, so lovely against the skin. I really want to wear something I've knitted in it! I leafed through the Rowan Cocoon pattern book in the shop and liked almost everything in it, so even though I spent a few extra pennies buying the book I know I will definitely be knitting more from it.

I plan to start with this as a summer cardigan.
And then this one for Autumn/Winter.
I love that cardigan I can myself wearing it a lot.
And this gorgeous v necked jumper.

On the way home I had The Most Delicious Boathouse Burger. Yum! Highly recommended if you are ever passing Farndon (The Boathouse) a lovely place on the river with lovely food.
Ps. Did you spy the knit pro needles? Ridiculously expensive but I have heard so many knitters raving about them, so I am hoping they will make the process less stressful this time round! We'll see!


  1. Lovely woolie purchases. I have been floundering craft wise this week as I have finished hexie, yep, all done backed and hand quilted so I have not known what to do with myself in the evenings. I keep starting bits but then putting them down. I have bought some Rico Creative Cotton but am trying to save it for my Cornwall holiday at the end of May. Take care love Debs X

  2. Like your choice of new patterns, very nice indeed.
    Those chips look delish!
    Lisa x

  3. Love the wool and the patterns, I really like the V neck jumper. I have great plans to learn how to crochet, not quite sure when I'm going to fit it in, but isn't that always the way. Gosh that burger looks yummy!! Sarah xo

  4. Well burgers rarely look bad but this one looks especially delicious!!!

    Victoria xx