Friday, April 12, 2013

The beginnings of Dapple

Purple Cables

Thanks for all the knitting love yesterday - you guys are the best! And what do we have here? Could it possibly be more cables? Yessiree, it is!

So emboldened am I by my cabling success that I have thrown myself giddily at another cable project: Dapple by Kim Hargreaves. Can't. Stop. The. Cabling! And after using 3mm needles for so long, these 5mm needles are making this feel like one speedy knit. I only started it at the beginning of the week, and I'm already up to my raglan decreases. Wheeeeee!

I'm going to go crazy here, and give myself 3 weeks to get this dress done. Back done one week, front done the next, sleeves and seaming the week after. Can it be done? Ach, what's life without a few challenges now and then, eh?

Over to you folks!

3 weeks to knit a dress? Can old Jorthy do it?



  
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8 comments:

  1. I don't think not having a TV matters, as I do most of my craft in front of it :)

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  2. You're cleverer than I am, Tania - I get distracted by them too easily!

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  3. I voted yes! Go for it, sister!

    Bundana x
    http://www.bundana.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. That's a lovely pattern, and I think it will fly off the needles.

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  5. Ya. Another no TV family! Course you can do it!

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  6. If anyone can do it, you can. Bring it.

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  7. Are you kidding?! I'm expecting to see you in it next week ;)

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  8. Hello!
    I met you over the Easter weekend at a certain woolshop in the leafy eastern suburbs ;), wearing your fabulous green dress!

    This new project looks just as amazing (love the colour!) and sounds like you're well on your way to smashing that deadline - good luck!

    Meanwhile, I've been umming and ahhing over which wool to get for my project since that day I haven't even started!...

    x Laura

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