I sent Eleanor an e-mail asking if she got the scarves finished for Mother’s Day…and here’s what she had to say.
“Thanks very much, Carolyn. Missed Saturday knits. Yes, I got five scarves done–all recipients really liked them–was a lot of fun. The ‘yarn’ (really a ribbon called Isis) was from Skein Lane, the pattern from Lorna Miser’s new book Faith, Hope, Love, Knitting. I love Lorna and her new book; and that she knit with us once at the old Skein Lane. Also enjoyed the classes that she taught at Skein Lane Studio. I started out not liking knitting with Isis at all, but once I got the hang of it, quit fretting and quit trying to untwist it (which only made it worse), I truly enjoyed it. I took the yarn to a lab at work to examine it under a dissecting scope. It is incredibly beautiful–a combination of Mako cotton (22%) and nylon (78%) by Filati FF (KFI). The yarn is made in Italy. Mako cotton is a very fine cotton thread spun from extra long staple Egyptian fiber. Not sure who enjoyed it more–me, the knitter or my cousins, nieces and sis–the recipients of the scarves.”
….Isis is available through Skein Lane Studio.
Coming next: Sarah’s Truck Sweater…click in for a great sweater.