Tuesday, July 20, 2010

love the pattern, but...

I'm not sure about the yarn choice. Don't get me wrong, the Misti Alpaca is delicious, but I'm not sure this colourway is working for this pattern. It kind of reminds me of an acrylic granny square afghan from the seventies. (And we all know my feelings about acrylic...)
I may keep going, but I'm not sure. I think this pattern needs a semi solid or longer colour runs. So I may trade it out for one of these. Noro sock yarn or Fame Trend. Both of them have significantly longer colour runs than the Misti Alpaca, so they may work just fine.
ETA - the Misti Alpaca has been ripped out, and nothing new has been cast on. I've also got a similar Neatby pattern - the Emperor's New Scarf, and that one is grabbing my attention right now. I just need to figure out which yarn to use...

1 comment:

KnitTech said...

Dive in. You'll either like it and continue knitting or rip back.