Friday, February 12, 2010

just in time for valentine's day

pattern: rusted root by the Zephyr Girls
yarn: pink cashmere
needle size: 4.0 mm and 4.5 mm
size: xs

I finished my pink knit just in time for Valentine's day. When I see it on the photo I don't dislike it quite as much as I do in real life. The fact is...it makes me look fat. Something about the chunkier cashmere is not doing it for me. Trust me when I say that I post-processed the heck out of the photo to make it look blog-worthy :) I tend to like my knits finer - this would be a good pattern for a bamboo yarn or a lovely cotton of some kind or other.

Sigh! The reality is that I was knitting this at my busiest time of the year and was not running my usual big runs and ... well, eating way too many gummy bears! That sweater reminds me of these rather unhealthy transgressions.

...but, on the absolutely bright side of life, you have to agree those pink flowers are the cat's meow!

Happy, happy Valentine's day to all of you! If I could, I would send you all real flowers - these virtual ones will have to do.