Well, the work on the jacket has been progressing. Here is a photo that gives a status as of early this evening:
The color on this photo is much more accurate than the other photos. Instead of using “auto adjust” on the software Bill adjusted it by hand (until I said it was right, of course……) I am working it in the round with a steek and it is going quicker than it would have going back and forth.
I arrived home today from shopping to discover that two boxes from Knit Picks were waiting for me. When I opened them I found they contained all the yarn that I had ordered this week. I wasn’t expecting it until the middle of net week:
I have the idea of using the Glace’ pattern shown above as a starting point to design a Faire Isle Winter Maternity Coat for my daughter. You can see the partial swatch above. Here is a better view of the swatch:
The reason I stopped at this point was the yarn I using was over a year old and I was afraid that the new yarn might be a slightly different color. However, you can get a good idea of the final pattern from the photo above and the detail photo below:
Now I only hope it will turn out…..