I’ve been thinking about moving my blog for some time now to WordPress for no other reason then the fact that my work won’t upgrade our browsers and I can’t view or post to Blogger while I’m at work. I know it’s silly but that’s where I’m at with the whole thing.
Home has been so busy that getting a chance to put together a post has been a chore in itself…not to mention Pinterest has been such a time suck for me that I can’t seem to look at any other sites while I’m on-line.
But in other news…knitting news…the truely important stuff…I found my next project.
I know, I know…the 4 WIP rule. It’s still in effect and I currently have WIPs. I’m planning on finishing Sockstravaganza before I start this project, even though I (cough) already bought (cough) the yarn to make this top.
This is the Seaglass Shell from the Summer 2012 Interweave Knits. It’s knit in Manos de Uruguay Serena. I purchased the same yarn at Faliti’s Yarns in Rocklin last week but I choose a green color. Everything I wear is blue so I figured I’d switch it up and add some green.
Let me tell you this yarn is so soft. I haven’t cast on yet for this project so I don’t know how it knits up but it’s Alpaca and Pima Cotton so it’s amazing. I will say that my husband was less than impressed with the cost, it’s not cheap at $17.50 per skein. Thankfully, it only takes 4 skeins to make the 38 1/2 that I need. I will have to be careful with this during the blocking process as alpaca likes to grow when wet.
I plan to wear this to work with a camisole underneath. I can’t go without a bra especially at work. No way. I was concerned about this top with the alpaca because alpaca tends to be very warm but I figure that since my office can double as a meat locker most days and this top is sleeveless, I should be able to wear it and be pretty comfortable.
Hopefully I can get this done before summer is over.