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Red red red

December 18, 2006

Anybody know the little old children’s book Ann Likes Red? “Red red red.” “‘Red,’ said Ann.”

The color is off a little but you can see that it is very red.

Here is a detail. I have a new camera and was playing with what it can do with no flash – but I couldn’t find the white balance button so the color is off here too.

I have 2 balls of yarn left, enough for a hat or scarf. The sweater is blocking now, and alpaca takes forever to dry, so in use pictures will follow next week. It blocked out nicely to exactly the size it was supposed to. The boat neckline turned out to be surprisingly flukey – we shall see when it’s worn whether or not I managed to get rid of the flukeyness.

I started the ‘Spinners Shawl’, Evelyn Clark’s new design for Fibertrends, which I was able to find at Two Swans. I had some handspun that I didn’t know what to do with, we’ll see how it takes to this pattern. I probably should be knitting it on large needles, but I just don’t feel like using anything bigger than size 8, and it’s my knitting, dammit!

11 Comments leave one →
  1. December 18, 2006 10:09 am

    Wow Pru! Just beautiful and…red;-)

  2. Melanie permalink
    December 18, 2006 1:11 pm

    Another beautiful sweater, and it’s the perfect cold weather holiday season sweater! The cables show really well.

  3. December 19, 2006 8:06 am

    What a happy sweater! I love that color. It looks like another one that will be a favorite to grab for.

  4. December 19, 2006 10:29 am

    what a perfect sweater for christmas! it is beautiful.

  5. tracy_a permalink
    December 19, 2006 12:18 pm

    HOLY! #1 – another beautiful project from your needles, and (b) – ANOTHER beautiful project from your needles.
    I am in awe! Enjoy wearing it!

  6. December 19, 2006 12:40 pm

    Beautiful! Cables and a lovely red.

  7. Sam permalink
    December 20, 2006 2:31 pm

    What a stunningly rich color, Caroline. You’re going to be a jaw-dropper in that one! 🙂

  8. December 21, 2006 4:20 pm

    Wow, that IS very red! I love it.

  9. December 21, 2006 11:32 pm

    Really nice, Caroline!

  10. December 22, 2006 5:31 pm

    Gorgeous, Caroline! Happy Holidays!

  11. December 22, 2006 10:28 pm

    Beautiful sweater! Is it Bavarian twisted stitch?

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