Warm weather is hitting us hard and early this year. It's only March and there have already been several 80+ degree days--this is very unusual. Therefore, I've been thinking about non-wool knitting.
Along with that, I've been thinking about stash knitting. I don't typically go in for New Year's Resolutions (primarily because I tend to not keep them), but I did make one this year--to knit only from stash.
Years ago--I don't even know when at this point--I purchased some Rowan All Seasons Cotton in a discontinued color, "Purr"--a cute name for a light purpley-gray or maybe a light grayish-purple. I had just completed "Jo", an oversized pullover made with Rowan Cork (Ravelry project link). I still wear this pullover--I call it my "snow summoning sweater", although it didn't work so well this year, but I digress.
Around the time I first knitted "Jo", I found a pattern for what was basically the same pullover in an old Rowan magazine (#31), only written for All Seasons Cotton.
Finally, I've started knitting this second pullover, "Chrissy".
It's a ton of flat stockinette knitting and will take a while to finish, but I feel fairly motivated--I really want this pullover! Perfect for the beach, just like the lady in the photo.
Also, I came across four skeins of Rowan Summer Tweed that I'm getting ready to cast-on for Arroyo, a short row wrap.
I have to say, it feels good to start using up some of my old yarn.