"College isn't the place to go for ideas." - Helen Keller
I made the typical rookie mistake with my first sweater, buying exactly as much yarn as the pattern required. Of course I ran out of yarn partway through the last sleeve, the yarn shop where I had purchased it had gone out of business, and I ended up scouring the web looking for just a couple more balls in the right color.
I learned my lesson, and now always buy a couple extra skeins, just in case. This sometimes leaves me with a couple extra skeins at the end of a project. It's always difficult to decide what to do with those last two skeins of soft, lovely yarn. While others seem to have found the perfect use for their leftovers, I appear to be collecting an ever-growing collection of odds and ends.
I also admit that I
After a recent FO, I still have a couple skeins left of soft, fuzzy burgundy yarn. Rather than creating my own pattern, however, I figured I could take advantage of the creativity of others and find the perfect pattern. Recently I was also reminded that even in southern California stylish outerwear is necessary at times. So, I am going to jump on the bandwagon and make Le Slouch designed by Knit and Tonic's Wendy. After seeing the one Crafty Canadian made, I just have to have one for myself!
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