I convinced Miss In Charge to model for me. I felt like I was dealing with a world famous model. She was quite sure her red pajama bottoms and bright blue t-shirt were just fine. What??? Why did she have to brush her hair. Go outside!!! That wasn’t in her contract. Sheesh!
Thanks, honey, for being so willing. I know I took two minutes so much of your time. I much appreciate it!
I learned two new things on this project. I did my first ever knit on border. Yes, Anne! It was very easy. I’m now on the hunt for another one.
I also learned to knit backward. By doing that, I eliminated the need to turn my needles around for the back side of the knit on border. I’ve tried to purl backward and failed. However, knitting backward was a piece of cake.
Such a simple pattern with great geometry. I love it. Here are the details:
Pattern: Trevi by Anne Hanson
Yarn: Handmaiden Sea Silk, colorway rainforest, purchased at Knitty Noddy
I used 1 1/2 skeins and made the middle size. I really thought I should make the largest one, but got lazy! It blocked to a weird size. It was 62″ across and 36″ long. I could start a whole debate about whether I should have slipped the first stitch on every row. It certainly would have blocked wider that way, but it’s fine the way it is!
Here’s Trevi with a couple of friends. They’re all dressed up with nowhere to go. Especially since the gal on the left is wearing the unfinished Damask Kauni.
Oops! It’s not June anymore. Or July, for that matter. I’d better go change my calendar.
I also finished the borders on my Quadrille quilt. I’m saving it for another post, since I’m not anywhere close to finishing a knitting project and I’m going to need stuff to post about. It doesn’t look a lot different, but it’s finished and I love it. My sister is here and we’ve been sewing and just chilling, so I’ll have another finished quilt soon!
Oh, and I started another Noro modular project. It’s going to be amazing. The UPS guy just rang my doorbell, leaving me three more colors of Noro Kureyon to mix in my project.
Gotta go check it out! And since you haven’t heard a laundry gripe in a while, I’m working on about 15 loads today. I just heard the dryer beep. See ya!