Despite my effort to bust the yarn stash . . I’m making excuses to justify my behavior . . almost my entire stash is sock yarn. I’m so loving making my Hollygrove Scarf, and I want to make a couple more for Christmas gifts. There are also several other scarf type projects I’m wanting to make. My thinking is . . even though I’m buying yarn, since it’s yarn for gifts for others, that’s not too bad, right?
The Hollygrove Scarf requires size 6 needles. (Do you hear another excuse for my shopping?) I have size 6 needles but they’re so long and with Speck constantly jumping up and down, I’m so afraid I’m going to poke him with those so I switched to size 6 circular needles but what my hands/wrists were begging for is a set of shorter size 6 needles. The regular places I shop for yarn didn’t have the size 6 needles but I remembered that I had shopped previously at Eat, Sleep, Knit and went to their website. Not only did they have the needles but they have a Yarn Marathon where you get “miles”, or in 2011, it will be inches for me. I’ve added a button for Eat, Sleep, Knit over on my sidebar so, if anyone feels the need to add to the yarn stash . . you might want to check them out.
What did I order? Size 6 needles and Madelinetosh Vintage yarn in Composition Book Gray to make another Hollygrove Scarf as a gift.
Back to my quilting . . I want to get Shared Memories quilted so I can knit while watching the Saints win the football game this afternoon.