30 May 2007

Pink Fluff

Here's the Pink Fluff to date...
I'm currently knitting on the lower band, which will be fairly deep, as the body of the jacket was a little short. I'm aiming for 8cm. The colour isn't as different from the jacket fluff as it seems in this photo - the pinks blend very well. It's Patons Velveteen stuff, colour 4523, knit on 5mm needles. Kinda weird to knit with, but easier than the fluff.

Here's a detail of the cuff - just a few rows of Velveteen to finish the edges.



Still to go - the front / neck band, with 4 buttonholes. I'm just making these bands up as I go, as the pattern isn't that well written.

As for the left over pink fluff.... hmmmm, a sacrificial burning does sound tempting! But there's enough non-natural content in this stuff that it would smell real bad. Perhaps I should bury it.....

Thanks for your comments on my Meez - my inner Goth coming out! That's how I'd dress if I was a lot braver ;) And KMS, the Meez knitting animation is under 'Random'.

8 comments:

  1. your meez is looking hot!!! I've gotta go get the knitting.

    Pink fluff is nearly done! Hooray! I like the band. I think it's a nice addition.

    is it environmentally sound to bury something that's unlikely to break down?

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  2. I have to say this - every time you mention the pink fluffy cardigan I think of Proffessor Umbridge... Perhaps you should join the Harry Potter KAL?

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  3. urqAs far as novelty yarns go, the Velveteen is top notch - the lycra in it makes it more useful than most chenilles.

    It's still fluffy and pink but it's nearly finished.

    Scary as this sounds, I know knitters who would love the scraps of that stuff.

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  4. Oh Meezes are popping up everywhere and they knit too!!! Don't burn the left over pink fluff. You never now when you might need it for the pink fluff cardi. I have thrown bits'n'bobs away and then needed to do a repair or something and I was sunk!!! I'm not a pink person at all, however the cardigan is very cute!!!

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  5. oooh! cute Meez! She is funky!

    And you are nearly free of the pink fluff! This is a cause worth celebrating!

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  6. You can always take the pink fluff to the nearest retirement center. Think of all the grannies who will be delighted to get something like that for baby knitting.

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  7. Cindy on her birthday8:34 am, May 31, 2007

    Your Meez or muse? (Same thing?) Glad to see a piccie of the pink creation. I like the close-up shot, can get a better sense of the two tones. Looking good. Pink and black - that's a real 1950's/Grease look. Pink's not so bad. With a pair of black pants, might look nice. : ) I'd go very Valentine and pair it with RED! LOL.

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  8. Cindy on her birthday8:35 am, May 31, 2007

    How about stuff knitted pink hearts as Chrissie ornaments?

    I'm stretching here ...

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