I am working on the hem of the Karis poncho from Rowan 36 right now, and I think it is going to take me the REST OF MY LIFE. You knit it perpendicular to the poncho, and it is 48 repeats of a 10 row pattern. Shoot me now! I hope the darn thing is a normal size once it’s completed. I haven’t checked at all.
Next up? I have the other kit from Artfibers to knit, but I think I am going to knit a vest from one of those Japanese knitting magazines first. I am planning to make the one that has flowers embroidered on the bottom (I had a photo, but I think I tossed it. You’ll just have to use your imagination). Here’s the yarn I plan to use. I got it from elann:
Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair! It’s a good thing I was fanatical about ordering it the morning it was available, because there are only two colors left now! You knitters are MANIACS.

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9 Responses to mmmmmohair

  1. Toni says:

    Such a beautiful color. I keep forgetting about the time difference and so have missed every Jo Sharp sale at Elann’s lately. Boo hoo!

  2. minxxy says:

    Is the colour Aubergine?
    It’s looks the same as your egg plant motif!

  3. froggy says:

    great color! i was too late on that one. they flew outta there!.

  4. That mohair looks marvelous!! Beautiful color. Yup, it looks just like your background.
    Happy Halloween!!

  5. Julie says:

    Ooooooh, is that the one from girly knits? Kat of Pinku was kind enough to do a magazine swap with me, and sent me that. That’s an adorable pattern (the one I’m thinking of, anyway). Good luck with it! 😀

  6. sara says:

    I got some too! Mine is in charcoal and will be used for Clapotis from knitty.

  7. Alysia says:

    LOL – *you knitters.* Like you’re not one of US. 😉

  8. alison says:

    Hey, you’re going to make that top with the flowers! Awesome — it’s so pretty.
    I wish I could come trick-or-treating to your house tonight, Mariko. I bet you give out the BEST candy.

  9. Missy says:

    What great yarn! ^_^ I can relate to your worries about the size of your poncho – I often take on projects without measuring too. Just a glutten for punishment, I guess. hehee. You know how we are – us knitting maniacs!
    Happy Halloween! Enjoy your candy!

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