Friday, October 2, 2009
To Variegate or No To Varigate?
It is true. I love to knit with solids. If I look at what I knitted and what I wear that I knitted, I have ONE variegated sweater that I wear. ONE!!!!! Try as a I might, I just don't carry off variegated well. All of my favorite sweaters, and for that matter clothes that I bought, are solid colors. This makes me sad on one level. Until...
My recent discovery of my love for tweed!!!!! Of course, why didn't it ever occur to me before. Solid with some flecks in it. Gives it more interest, but it isn't too busy for me. I use tweeds (and for that matter heathers) for my husband's sweaters all the time. Why didn't I think to use it for myself? After knitting up my Emma Jacket with New Tweed and Bramblewood with Tahki Tweedy Alpaca, it hit me in the face. I will now be on the lookout for solids AND tweeds!