Camp Loopy August Plan

I was taken by surprise earlier this week when The Loopy Ewe announced the requirement for August. This month is going by quicker than I thought.

The requirement is to make showstopper project using at least 800 yards of yarn. Yikes that a big one. I’ve wanted a new top or two for summer wear. That is why I’m stretching myself this month knitting a top. I decided that since I have another pattern in mind I should just go all out and knit another top. The Birdwatcher is a fingering weight too designed by Casapinka. I’ve loved knitting her patterns in the past so I thought this was a good choice. It’s a casual top that would fit well in my life.

The yarn I picked is Malabrigo sock in carnival. It’s a wild yarn compared to my usual gray/black/blue color scheme.

I’m hoping this will all work out. I guess we’ll find out when August rolls in.


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13 Responses to Camp Loopy August Plan

  1. yarnmama10 says:

    Cute top! I bet that will be fun to make too.

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  2. LDSVenus says:

    it should be really cute!

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  3. That yarn will go GREAT with your gray/black/blue wardrobe! Will it really take 800 yds? I like the lace detail at the bottom – but I’d have trouble leaving well enough alone, and probably would have to repeat it at the shoulders! I’ll be interested to see how cropped you make it; there seems to be some variety in the photos. Have fun!

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  4. Laura Kate says:

    This is wild yarn. I will be interested to see how it knits up.

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  5. i love that pattern, too bad it’s on Ravelry, darn it. And I love that yarn. I shall lust after the whole thing and enjoy it vicariously through you.

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  6. kathyreeves says:

    That will be a wonderful top!

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  7. pammiemk says:

    That’s a beautiful top, I look forward to seeing it!

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  8. That will be really beautiful! Looking forward to seeing it 🙂

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  9. ReginaMary says:

    That looks like a great pattern and very customizable. The yarn is GORGEOUS!!

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  10. chrisknits says:

    Love that yarn!!! Good luck with your goal.

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  11. Stefanie says:

    800 yards?! That’s almost a full sweater!


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