- the possibility of joining the Kyoto KnitAlong 2005
- the realisation that the Jo Sharp Soho Summer DK Cotton would be the ideal yarn selection
- the calculation that at about AUD$90 for the 14 balls required, it would not such an horrifically expensive exercise when you compare it to buying a nice jumper/sweater at Sussan or Witchery and definitely cheaper than Country Road
- the intent that the jumper would, knitted in suitable colours, go very nicely with quite a few of my 3/4 length sleeve tops for which I don't really have any suitable cover-ups at present
- why the hell not?
Monday, 4 July 2005
So, I haven't knitted a Paisley-sized garment (apart from scarves & wraps which don't really count) for years and years - mostly because I'd spend heaps of money on the yarn, knit it up and then not wear it that much because I didn't like the way it sat, or my fashion sense started to kick in. BUT.... I'm am seriously tempted to get back on the garment-train... lured into the world of knitting jumpers by this pattern and the following justifications: