Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Drops Jacket 103-1

103-1 isn't exactly the mostly inspiringly named design in the world, but that doesn't seem to have put a dampener on it's popularity. I am (as usual) a latecomer to this one, but I'm not letting that put me off either. I bought this Rowan Chunky Print about two years ago with another pattern in mind, but having seen some of the versions that have been made I changed my mind - and I don't think I need another bolero style cardy.

The yarn is very nice to knit with, although I am not really liking knitting on 9mm needles as it seems to make the back of my right hand ache a bit. Still, chunky yarn on 9mm is going along at a good rate, so it shouldn't be for too much longer.

P.S. If the world really does end tomorrow, it was nice knowing you :)


Auntie Noo said...

I've been umming and ahhing over that pattern for ages, now I'll have one to look out for IRL! :)

LittleBerry said...

the colour and the texture looking interesting :o)

9mm :o( I sympathise with achey hands anything over 7mm does this to me

Fiona said...

Glasitig looks ace and the pattern for the jacket looks lovely.

Well, the world didn't end. The BF informs me that this may not happen until Christmas when they actually start bombarding atoms off each other.

Ho hum.

Lin said...

I like this pattern so will look forward to seeing yours finished. (and we are still here!!)

kathryn said...

Yours has been the only reference I've seen to the start of that fantastic experiment! Er no I didn't blog about it either!

I've awarded you an award

Kath said...

It is a satisfyingly quick knit if only a bit tough on the hands with the big needles - but worth it in the end! I love the mitts and the socks - shame about all the eratta in the book, I haven't come across any as yet (touch wood) but it's so annoying.

belaybunny said...

I like that pattern, your's is looking nice so far, great colour choice.

Ulrika said...

I'm knitting the same sweater right now. :-)