Anti-Autumn KAL with Pom Pom Quarterly

ANOTHER KAL! after the westknits KAL and the Niceandkni KAL, along came the pompom autumn KAL!

I was flicking through the pages of the pretty magazine PomPom issue 9 and found that this Ananas cosmosus by Sarah Garry had something nice and juicy about it. I decided to use only stash yarn and I refused to make my ananas, ananas colour! My ananas will be like a rainbow psychedelic Bromeliaceae that screams for light!

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Stash yarn for Ananas comosus

I will use the rest of Break me down from Countess Ablaze, black, grey yarn. the exact same colour combinations than the Westknits lumpy space I knitted not long ago !  You can see in the picture above that the yarns have obvious different knitting gauge which will make the intarsia knitting challenging or maybe impossible …. We shall see ….

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The back is finished and rearranged to fit perfectly (hopefully)

I have a confession to make: I don’t like singlet ! It is very hard for me to transition from long sleeves, mini sleeves to No sleeves. The transition from winter to summer comes always with a singlet moment. I start to wear it then I take it off, I wear it again and take it off then again and again and the final result always end up with me wearing  a t-shirt aaaah much better !!! why am I like that ??? maybe it is my winter white fluorescent arms all uncovered that make me uncomfortable….. Who knows….

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The randomness of Break me down

BUT, I do wear singlet not very often, but I do. The aim of this project is to dismantle my dislike of singlet by wearing a handmade one, made with love! I think it will significantly change my relationship to singlets! If you want to see how ugly or pretty this little guy will be you should stay in touch :O)

Next on my list

–   Socks for my other half with the nature inspired yarn from Manos del Uruguay

–  Shawl for my maman she asked for Rockefeller by Stephen West: My aim is to use Australian yarn for it ! so Skein you are in for sure !!!

–  Another singlet !!! Parachutey from Stephen West it will be a mix of countess Ablaze crazy neon yarns and my favourite non-colour; black :)

–  Summer tunic  Unraveled by Svetlana Volkova using the yarn I ordered from Nice and knit using the lovely KAL gift voucher I won with cookies and cream

and finally

–  the ZigZag mesh pullover by Carolyn Noyes using Countess Ablaze ” How can anyone live without an occasional snack?”  part of the 12 caesars Collection (Claudius)

…… I should finish my Ananas right :)?!

Ciao

 

 

 

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