Friday, February 22, 2013
FO: Mudra Cuff
Pattern: Mudra Cuff
Yarn: Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock
Mods: Added extra beads, so that each strand has one more repeat of the bead sections. Thanks to Laura who very kindly mailed me extra beads!
Notes: I had a tricky time with this. The instructions were really clear and I loved the videos on Laura's site to show how to do everything, but it still was very slow going for me- the combination of tension with the i cord and beads were not really my forte. Still, I very glad I tried it, and this kit was the perfect way to dip my toe into beaded knitting and see. It's accessible the finished result is really wearable and pretty.
I finished this Mudra Cuff a little bit after Christmas, but it's been tricky to photograph- I actually wear it quite a bit, but with the winter evenings still coming on fast, it's hard to get photos. It's not like a hat or sweater; something about the wrist feels like you need cozy indoor shots which I find tricky. Long-time blog readers will know that my best photos are outdoor ones, in any season.
So, we finally got some clear shots while at a cafe in Paris that serves the best hot chocolate I have ever, ever had in my entire life. Guy ordered it, and said, 'you have to try this.' He was so right.Amazing hot chocolate, family time, and a cozy knitted bracelet- it was a lovely afternoon.