Friday night, awash in knitterly bonhomie (bonfemmie?), I whipped up a pair of these while I still remembered the instructions as told to me by Renee at Magry Yarns.
Whaddaya think? Do they not give the impression that I am wearing an entire randomly rainbow woolly sweater under that jacket?? Ingenious!
Cute as they are, they’re really Not My Thing. Not in the exaggerated, patently obvious way that low-cut pants, midriff tops, and Cherry Boobs, for example, are Not My Thing, but Not My Thing nonetheless. As my sainted Aunt Carrie would say, and probably was shouting down from the sky as I promenaded my wristlets yesterday in Union Square Park, ‘They don’t do a thing for you!’
Loathe to give them away to someone younger, trendier, and overall more wristlettier than myself, I’m working on some alternative applications:
And here’s a snap of something I’ve been meaning to show you before he outgrows it:
Joseph in his multi-striped pullover from Debbie Bliss’ Nautical Knits For Kids (not to be confused with Knits for Nautical Kids). The ends keep popping out to the right side, and the red bleeds onto the white in the wash, but it’s cute anyway.
Happy Monday! Love, Kay