Anita sent me this gorgeous Mountain Colors yarn. I first cast on for the Whitby Socks from Knitting on the Road. After a couple of inches however, it was clear that the pattern and the yarn were not the best match. It was suggested I try the Retro Rib pattern from Interweave’s Winter 2004 issue.
I think it could be love.
The Boar and I went into the city on Sunday for Fleet Week. We waited online for two hours – two hours! – to see the aircraft carrier The JFK. I got a lot of knitting done – our fellow line standers thought I might be able to finish a sweater while we waited. You realize that I could care less about touring aircraft carriers. The Boar however was thrilled. I look on it as a deposit into the good-marital-karma account. Here are some pics