The Other Project

The color is more yellow. I’ll try to remember to take the next photo in natural light.

Of course after casting on a new project I went right back to the old one I had on the needles. I had an hour outside of the house to knit today so I wanted something I was familiar with.

I thought this time I’d take a close up photo so you could see the texture. This is one of those patterns that’s great for variegated yarn. The yarn is the star of the show from a distance but up close its all about the texture.

As a reminder this is Vary The Gate by Casapinka. The yarn is Leading Men fiber arts in Koi Pond. I had to look that up because a certain dog helped himself to the yarn tag and shredded it to bits.

In other news, I spent an hour today while my lunch cooked (a baked potato!) weaving in the ends on the cowl. Once I got going it wasn’t as daunting as I expected but I’m so glad it’s done.

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10 Responses to The Other Project

  1. Evelyn says:

    Congratulations on finishing your cowl and thanks for the picture of your current project. You’re right – that pattern and yarn go perfectly together!

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  2. Jackie B says:

    This is such pretty yarn

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  3. chrisknits says:

    Are you really that fickle? LOL! Beautiful texture.

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  4. Sounds like a very nice day of knitting! And a baked potato lunch sounds amazing for a cold weather day 🙂 That shawl is looking lovely 🙂

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  5. Glad the weaving in of ends didn’t drive you ’round the bend!

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  6. Kellie says:

    Oh this looks so pretty! And yay to finishing the cowl 👌

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  7. cattknithat says:


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  8. salpal1 says:

    that is beautiful yarn!

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  9. ReginaMary says:

    The yarn is the star! Super Star!!!

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  10. Stefanie says:

    We love baked potatoes in this house. I like how the colorway still comes through all that texture.

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