Some time last March, I was on ebay checking out the sales at the "Cucumber Patch" (a fiber source in the UK) and decided that I needed to buy several skeins of Rowan. This was my first on-line yarn purchasing adventure and I was overcome by the easy access and instant gratification.
Since then I have used only one of the lots purchased for a vest. It was Rowanspun chunky and it was a happy FO.
At the time, I did not pay attention to the type of yarn I was buying and ended up with a large quantity of Rowan 4-ply in various beautiful shades.
The problem- I have no idea what to do with it. Each lot contains about 1600 yds. I am giving away the whole lot (10 skeins/162 yd ea) of the color "sludge" (the only one that hasn't been swatched in one way or another because I was saving it for when I finally figured something out.)
Tell me what can be done with Rowan 4-ply and win a prize. Random drawing to be held next Sunday September 16. Advertise the contest on your blog and let me know and you'll get a second entry in the drawing. The picture here shows the yarn to be a little greener than it is in real life. The gauge is US 3 4"=26-28 stitches and 36-40 rows. If it's worsted, it's definitely on the skinny side.
Just an update- The top of my latest neverending wip is now being referred to in my head as the "Mangled Joke." There are too many errors to have it even come close to Eunny's version. I've come to accept my current limitations on this project and will finish it, not referring to it's actual name again. It will be something. Just not exactly what the pattern suggested.
On the other hand, it's made the start of the Central Park Hoodie seem like a stockinette scarf and I'm learning how to cable without a needle thanks to the suggestions and references of those more skilled than myself.