Yarn Selection Completed
- Hey girls,
After sitting on the floor of my LYS for over an hour yesterday I
finally made a yarn decision. I'm using Cascade 220 in a mossy-
olive color which is a good color for me. I wanted a jewel toned
color in keeping with the gorgeous St. Brigid on the Virtual Yarns
site. I really was looking for teal but the shad my LYS had was
After reading Knitters Review and perusing the Fisherman Sweater
Board, I decided against using the Debbie Bliss Cashmerino and the
Mission 1824. In reading some comments about both I think they were
not going to be a firm enough yarn to make the cables "pop" and the
wear and tear of both had some drawbacks. And, of course the PRICE
came into play - they both were going to be at or around $150 for
I've been reading through this board starting at day one and it has
been interesting reading - I encourage all of you to do the same.
I'm keeping a St. Brigid notebook and jotting down some things the
knitters who have gone before us have learned. It seems several
people were very pleased with Cascade 220.
I'll be swatching soon! You can see my color selection on my blog...