Wednesday, February 27, 2008

There has been knitting

 
First Swiss Knit nearly done - Jolien from Rowan Studio 3. I have used Felted Tweed Jolien and I am very pleased so far (wait until I have treid it on and then I'l see if I am still pleased).

I wasn't sure about the whole 'round the arm' thing - but of course maybe I am getting too old and set in my ways ;0) I also did the collar to about 13 cm instead of 17cm.

Fresh off the back of that, I have started a Debbie Bliss Coastlines pattern in a deep pink. I am not sure how I feel about the Cathay yarn. Again, it seems quite loosely plied and I wonder how it will stand up to general wear and tear.....

Off to tax my bike. That's the push bike, not motor variety.Yep, In der Schweiz one taxes ones bicycle.

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5 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love the colour saturation of the DB Cathay - but in my experience it doesn't wear too well. The loose ply became sort of fuzzy over time and wear if you know what I mean. Not sure I will knit with it again, which is a shame as the colour choices are stunning.
carol

3:47 pm  
Blogger Sylv said...

Darls,it's not the tax but the insurance that comes with it thats important,it's a liability insurance and covers u i think for up to 1 million:)shuld you decide to bump into another persons car and damage it:) when you're racing downhill:) a measly 6.50 annual premium to pay for a 1mill insurance, not bad a deal IMHO

5:34 pm  
Blogger Midsummer night's knitter said...

If you'd seen on my bike today you'd be amazed to think of me zooming anywhere ;0)
India

6:33 pm  
Blogger Flavaknits said...

You have been busy - can't wait to see you model Jolien , have you seen Posh yarns ?
Again , thank you so much for the kind Gift token - I think my book of choice was quite apt! lol It is a great book.

5:04 pm  
Anonymous victoria said...

How are things with you in your new place? Are you loving the move or missing home? What are you reading/listening to these days? Dang, its been a long time since we've emailed--miss you!

5:10 pm  

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