Sunday, February 17, 2008


Up At The Mountain

Posting this weekend from The Mountain in Highlands, NC! The AKG yearly knitting retreat. And that's all I can say because....What happens at the mountain, stays at the mountain!

Got Claudia to take some pictures for me. Here is a sweater that I knitted last year for LYS Why Knot Knit.


This is the WARMEST sweater. Can't wear it much down south. Made it from Debbie Bliss Alpaca/Silk blend. It has a really nice drape to it and is a nice eye catcher too!

Here is another hat I made up here yesterday. The guys went shopping and brought me back some cool German worsted weight yarn "Big Mexico". Just enough for a hat, so all projects were immediately put on hold of course and I knitted this up:



It knit up really fast and was a super fun yarn to work with. Also superwash...woo hoo.

That's all for now...must get back to the friends at the more day of good times left!



Dave said...

Wow, what a great sweeater -- looks like it has wonderful drape, and the pattern is interesting without being overly busy.

Knit Witch said...

Ooooo! I love the sweater!!! That would be a perfect one for me to make for my Mr. Man!! :)

Michelle said...

Great sweater! I can't even imagine how soft and awesome it is.

By the way, I'm LotusBlossoms on Ravelry, the one who drooled all over her keyboard because of your argyle scarf. I'm nosey, as you can tell.

Claudia said...

Thanks for the leftover yarn on my car antenna. That was sweet!!! Noticed it when I came home last night - hope you guys had fun after we left.

famous steve said...

The sweater looks great on you, in the photos AND in person! That yarn is SUPER soft, and VERY warm! Had a great time at the mountain with y'all. I'm already counting the days until the next retreat!

knitguyla said...

The sweater is great and looks really comfortable. Enjoy it!

Can you tell us about The Mountain? What sort of retreat is it?

I'm interested in expanding my horizons. Any information will be appreciated. Thanks!

Charles said...

Cable sweater came out great!
You did suhc great job!