So I decided to complete my pre-event warm-up (wind the yarn into more manageable center pull balls, since it was a bit mangled) and, completely against my normal character I also double checked the yarn requirements for the pattern I have chosen.
The pattern in the size I plan to knit calls for 8 skeins of the main color and 4 skeins of the accent color. I thought that I had plenty of the dark green. However,
Now, admittedly, I'm not so good at the maths, but I don't think that is anywhere near 8 skeins of dark green. Am I right?
What to do? What to do? Oh, wait. I have 9 skeins of:
I realize that isn't actually nine skeins in the picture there, but, trust me, there are nine. I checked. Twice.
Yeah? This works, right?
(I don't think I'll re-swatch. That one time was enough considering I never swatch!)
Whew. Close call.
(I hope I have enough now...)
In other news:
I am all about the "along" these days! I joined Sew? I Knit!. I haven't picked out fabric or a pattern yet, but I'm excited to try a skirt!
Also, I finished the mittens on Tuesday
I'm not crazy about the pattern (a little too pointy) but I love new mittens almost as much as new socks!
(I am such a dork!)
Knit on Olympians!