Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Machine Knitting Bozo!

That's what I felt like yesterday when I found out the other half of the top I was making turned out 10 rows short.  I used the row counter and everything.  How the heck I knitted 60 rows instead of 70 I'll never know.  When I was doing the 70 rows of stockinette it did feel like it went faster than the first time.  Isn't that how things feel normally?  They also feel faster when you inadvertently knit 10 rows less too.  Here's pictures of  the front and the properly row counted piece.

It's beautiful in the picture, but you can't really get the full beauty of this yarn.  In person you just want to drape it on a scoop of vanilla ice cream and eat it with a spoon.  I'm calling this top Very Berry Ripple.  It is a Linda Jensen pattern called Ripple Top.  It's super easy to make and knits up quickly... when you don't have to rip back and correct a mistake.  She's gone pdf so you can get this pattern NOW and be wearing it tomorrow.


  1. I like your top, but when I look at the pattern, she has it blocked out so that it's quite open. A little too open for me...I'm not one for wearing a camisole underneath. What's your plan? I love using this technique! I had been making a shawl, but two balls of the sock yarn I was using wasn't enough, and I didn't want to buy more, so I'm trying to decide what to do with it.

    1. I know 2 people that have made this top and it's definitely pretty see through. Both I believe wore camisoles. I have a black camisole to wear under it as I'm pretty modest.

  2. This is a fun pattern! One day I have to try this!!!
    Wooly greetings