Saturday, February 20, 2016

Blue period

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These are my current WIPs. Apparently I'm in my blue period? (To be fair I love blue and use it a lot, but didn't realize until now that all my WIPs were similarly dark blue.)

In the pile is a Puerperium baby cardigan in navy blue and pink-purple cotton, Pecan Crush cardigan in my reclaimed BFL/Alpaca yarn from my last post, and Torrent socks in lovely Scottish hand-dyed yarn I've had in my stash since moving to Scotland in the first place. (Stash-match FTW!)

Three WIPs makes me a little antsy, but I am enjoying them all. I'll finish the baby knit soon enough which will bring me down to two long-haul projects, though don't be surprised if I immediately cast-on another tiny quick baby project!

Do you have colour themes in your knitting without even realizing it?

3 comments:

  1. I'm in a blue period too, I had a quick jaunt off to purple land but I'm back with some ice blue socks!

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  2. Blues automatically draw me in. Purples and greens do as well. I love wearing denim so it's my go-to neutral. I tend to wear a lot of black and grey too. I find with gift knitting, I have to stick to neutrals b/c the recipients usually are conservative when it comes to color. I do have one little sis who loves purple and my Oahu aunty likes purple and red so that is fun for me to pick out for Christmas knitting.

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  3. Love that pop of pink/purple against the dark blue! And having three projects on the needles sounds perfect to me. I was in grey/beige mode for a little while. My colors are usually seasonally influenced so maybe some green for Spring.

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