Apparently, I haven’t quite gotten all my birthday gifts yet.
Mr. Liu’s mama called and said that she wanted to take me yarn shopping for my birthday. Mr. Liu told her I’d like that as a gift and we’re set up to go next Sunday. While the idea of running loose in a yarn shop with someone else footing the bill is enough to make me a bit woozy with possibilities, I want Mr. Liu’s mama to be able to retire some day and continue to like me. (It would be terrible for Darkness and Kali if their kitty mama didn’t get along with their kitty grandmama!) In order to curb any insanity, I decided to pick out a pattern for her to purchase yarn for. This is the one I’ve decided on:
The the Cables and Lace Kimono Wrapfrom sweaterbabe. Ambitious for someone who didn’t even want to knit sleeves for her first grown-folks sized item, isn’t it? Who doesn’t love a challenge?
The pattern itself doesn’t look hard and I’m confident that I can knit it, but I worry a bit in the finishing department. We all remember the craziness that stemed from putting the freaking sleeve on that baby hoodie, don’t we? Let’s hope I don’t revisit that place.
Anyway, I was wondering what color ya’ll thought I should knit it up in. I kind of like the soft gray that’s pictured, but I’ve been told that my wordrobe is a bit heavy on the nutrals. What do you think?
I’m pretty excited to get the yarn and start on this project. Kali has the perfect shoes for it: