Still, I have decided today to publicly declare my Olympic knitting intentions.You see, I spoke today with Colleen, of Riverside Yarns, in Owen Sound. She tells me that the eggplant purple
Cascade Eco+ yarn that I ordered for my Olympic Project will be at the store by the weekend. Plenty of time. No excuses. No backing out now.
The pattern chosen is Graylina. The pattern was chosen becaue I have
Since I neither wanted, nor needed, a shawl nor a scarf - projects common to lace-knitting - I chose a sweater. The eggplant purple I chose because last year, I knit a sweater - Vignette - in eggplant purple to match a skirt of mine. Then, one cold, winter's day, I gave it to Peter's shivering Lady Of Spain. Purple being her favourite colour and she being cold and all. Since then, with no sweater to coordinate the look, I have not worn my black, boiled-wool skirt with the purple stitching. All in all, it is about time.
Also, today, I am publicly - and boastfully - declaring, that for this knitter, I think gold is in the bag. I know that the Olympic motto of 'faster, higher, stronger' is supposed to also be the goal behind our Olympic knitting choices. In my case, I believe that I am well prepared. Faster, higher, stronger it might be, but not so much so that gold is out of reach.
There you have it. My public declaration of pattern, yarn and expected medal colour. Get your cream pies ready.