Tuesday, November 07, 2006

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    If you don't make mistakes, you don't make anything.
    -German Proverb

    I knew it was a mistake.

    This pattern is incredibly compelling. There was some long-neglected (and long-discontinued) Cotton Kureyon in my stash. And I thought I'd just "give it a try." Famous last words.


    Blogger Jenny Raye said...

    Oh no!!! You've been sucked in!!! I can't wait to see how it turns out. I keep going back to Knitty to check out their Lizard Ridge. I so want to make it, but the price of Noro is still keeping me from plunging in. Have fun.

    Don't you have a lace project that needs some attention?

    11/07/2006 8:06 PM  
    Blogger Amy O'Neill Houck said...

    You could just make 2 and turn it into a pillow! (That's the instant gratification side of me talking ;-) )

    11/07/2006 8:29 PM  
    Blogger knitzalot said...

    Ooh, Cotton Kureyon. What a fabulous idea. Too bad it's discontinued.

    11/07/2006 8:52 PM  
    Blogger Jenn said...

    I'm so glad I'm not the only one seduced by stash and new projects!

    11/07/2006 8:53 PM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Well, if it makes you feel any better- that pattern looks incredibly fun- the way I see it, you're completely justified in getting sucked in! ;)

    11/07/2006 9:41 PM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    It looks great... go for it!

    11/07/2006 11:24 PM  
    Blogger Elinor said...

    If you can't hack it or run out of yarn, I think it would be a beautiful scarf. And if you don't like the WS, you could add a soft backing. That is, unless you go all out and produce a blanket!

    11/08/2006 5:28 AM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    We apparently have a similar knitting line-up. That one is also on my to-do list, but I need to pick up some contrasting Kureyon and can't decide on a color.

    Just lovely! I can feel my resistance weakening!

    11/08/2006 7:50 AM  
    Blogger Lynda said...

    Whoa - that is gorgeous.

    11/08/2006 10:19 AM  
    Blogger Stephanie said...

    Famous last words indeed. But, it does look fun.

    11/08/2006 10:31 AM  
    Blogger Rebecca said...

    Oh you dirty dog! Why, oh why did I click on the link??? That is an amazing afghan and I just so happen to have a skein of Kureyon to play around with!

    11/08/2006 11:21 AM  
    Blogger LadyLungDoc said...

    It always seems like a good idea at the time...

    11/08/2006 8:32 PM  
    Blogger Unknown said...

    I can't stop knitting them! You'll be buying the wool Kureyon soon! There's a KAL at http://fuzzynoodleknits.typepad.com/leapin_lizards/
    Occasionally, someone will post about a Kureyon sale.
    And Aija is knitting a really cool variation at http://sockpr0n.blogspot.com/
    Have fun!

    11/10/2006 5:51 AM  

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