Do you go through phases where you use the same colors all the time? I’m deep into one of those right now. I love that yellow-y shade of green with a deep, jewel-like teal.
Our house is even painted in the deep blue color, with the green on the front door:
My current project uses teal, green, purple, and gray, and it’s sooooooooo satisfying. I had lots of fun deciding how to assign these seven colors to the Albers Cowl pattern. S1 helped me with Illustrator and this is what I came up with:This project is a curious mix of “pay attention NOW!” and “auto pilot” knitting. The “pay attention NOW” part comes when you pick up stitches to start a new rectangle. At first, I had to pause TV when I did this… but with practice it’s becoming very natural and easy. The garter stitch, of course, is all auto-pilot.
When completed, the three squares are sewn together in a tube to make a cowl. So far I have square #1 done and I’m on color #3 on square #2: I bought this yarn at MDSW last month. When I got home and went to Ravelry to put the pattern in my queue, I discovered that it was already there. I’d tagged it with “sockyarn leftovers,” so at one point, I thought I could knit it with yarn I had on hand. Maybe I could have… but this kit is providing a lot of pleasure.