I didn't do as much knitted as I had planned, isn't htat always the case?
Friday evening I finished my boomerang scarf, Quaker Yarn Stretcher, fully intending to block it on Saturday (as in, wash and lay flat on the bed with a few pins, nothing too taxing) but didn't get around to it until Sunday. Of course on Monday it poured down, so no finsihed photos. A very easy, enjoyable knit, and a great way to use up stash.
That's Noro Silk Garden Sock, just a few yards short of an entire skein (that's the good thing about these scarves, you can knit until you have to cast off).
Saturday was instead spent stash rummaging, just a few little boxes, but I decided to try to tidy up a bit of my ravelry stash, which is out of date. Lots of yarn given away or used, and lots just thrown into a box! It took the entire day - had to have a feel fo each yarn, as you do, and then onto ravelry to look at patterns for that weight/yardage.
I did a little knitting on my other shawl, Stripetastic. That bottom border was tedious! I kept knitting two stitches together and not realising until I checked my knitting, 50 sts along. But the good news is that, on Sunday morning, I cast this one off too!
Kauni EQ, bought whenthe Yarn Harlot first started the Kauni frenzy. I sitll have another 250g hank plus lefotvers from the first! It's great for shawls thoguh, so pelnty of patterns to knit with it once it's been back in stash for a whilse. It needs a good blocking to stop the roll on the edges.
I've also started a pair of socks in Opal silk/wool (label long lost). No photos, it's early days, just cast on! I'm going to attempt fraternal again, msmatched stripes...
I've pulled out a few yarns to play with whilst stash rummaging. A few more balls of sock yarn (just se;f striping, nothing exciting), and some 4ply for shawls and scarves. Goddess Knits sock, some turquoise sock (but with a bit more blue in it), some silk cashmere blend and some koigu.
The Koigu will hopefully be a scarf for the Stitchnerds September KAL, deep stash. I think this was bought from IKL, possibly before we ever visited the shop, possibly before the shop existed!
Bad news on the cardigan front though. Change of Seasons is in the naughty corner. Second attempt gets the correct stitch tension, but my rows are way out. This is quite common for me, I knit short stumpy stitches! As it's a summer cardigan, and the weather's cooling, I have not motivation. Love the yarn (Rowan Fine Milk Cotton) and the colour, love the pattern, but not for me at this time.
So time to cast on again! I'm thinking of other Stitchnerd Boomerang patterns. Great for carry along. Either Norwegian Memories, though no idea of yarn yet, or G'day, with Tosh dk from stash. I'll decide tonight. It feels very strange having nothing on the go (the socks are just emergency knitting!).