Tuesday, December 4, 2012

color affection

when i first heard about this pattern i was intrigued. my knitting had been slow and suffering since i injured my elbow last year. to be honest, i didn't injure it, my 'little red' dog did. while training her to leash walk, i got several good, strong yanks to my left arm. soon i had numbness and tingling in my hand leading me to self diagnose carpal tunnel. i mentioned it to my doc this spring and after taking a look, he told me i had lateral epicondylitis and time was the best cure. time is not my friend. lots of ice, planned exercise and limited knitting is slowly making it better. i have struggled with any needle size below 5mm, so no socks, limited lace and shawls. that's one of the reasons i've been on such a kick making all the wraps.... i can use larger needles. so this pattern seemed like a great fit. it is all garter stitch, sock weight yarn on larger needles, a win-win. here it is ready to cast off....
i loved working on it. the colors just made me happy, happy, happy.
this is one big wrap! or maybe it can be a throw to cuddle with. oh heck who am i kidding....
i'll just wear it!

how soon til i cast on another???

2 comments:

Linda Monroe said...

Gorgeous, c. The colors are wonderful and it looks so nice on you.

Sheepmom said...

Great job! The colors are so 'you'! Be sure to pack it when you go to that Central NY fiber show in Preble next year!!