Timely

Just in time for a sudden drop in temperature to what winter is supposed to feel like in these parts, here’s some Friday eye candy.

My Targhee Groves

Pattern:  Grove by Jared Flood / BrooklynTweed

Yarn: Sweet Grass Wool 2-ply Targhee, colorway Brilliant Blue.  Or what’s left of it.  Which is still mighty blue.  Again, a heartfelt thank-you to the knitter who left this in the 2010 Stash Lounge at the Knitter’s Review Retreat!

I thoroughly enjoyed this pattern, other than needing to blow it up about 200% to make it readable.  The only reason these sat forlornly waiting for thumbs was my foreknowledge that I’d have to deal with massive color bleed in finishing.  It was reasoned procrastination.

Project marriage score:  10

Matching up pattern and yarn doesn’t get better than this.   Boy, are my hands glad today!

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5 Responses to “Timely”

  1. Susie Kline (@SusieKline) Says:

    They look so so warm and comfy! Nice job! My cold hands are jealous!

  2. nittinmama Says:

    Nothing like wool mittens to keep hands warm! Love both the pattern and the color.

  3. Nanci S Says:

    Beautiful. Just beautiful.

  4. bullwinkle Says:

    I hope you didn’t have to test them in today’s wind chill. As lovely as they are, only Siberian Huskies and Samoyeds should be out enjoying the sunshine.

    That is a gorgeous blue (and a wonderful pattern.)

  5. Mary Says:

    Fabulous color! What a beautiful way to keep your hands toasty warm!

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