Does this clash?

Tell me honestly, is this clashing? Are there too many colors? It's trippin me out man!! HA! I had a bit of hard time getting the hang of the charting, but now I understand it after knitting, unknitting, and searching the archives of the Mystery Shawl group for an answer that made sense.

I hope, as it gets bigger, the colors will tend to seperate more and make batches of color instead of stripes. This yarn came out worsted, navajo plied to keep the colors together. A bit heavy for this Mystery Shawl project, so I am using size 8 needles which will render a much larger shawl...perfect for me!

We went to the farmers market Sunday and I bought lots of goodies! Well not a whole lot, but more than I expected to come home with!! With $10 I bought: one large certified organicly grown butternut for $1.50 (much more than I could have gotten in the stores), medium pie pumpkin for $2 (also certified Organic from the same vender), one dozen farm fresh and humane eggs for $2.50 (A whole buck less than in the stores!!!), and a bag of Elm Oyster Shrooms for $2 (about 2 ounces worth). OMG the eggs, with the shrooms are TO DIE FOR GOOD!! OMG...mouth-gasims! Next Sunday, when I visit for more of these items, I will take some pictures and take you on a tour of our local Farmers Market. I have been having cravings for these fall foods. I love fall!!

Until next time...

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  1. I like it. I spun up the same colors a couple of years ago with the intention of knitting flower basket with it, but it didn't look as consistent and lovely as yours.

  2. In the skein I don't know. As knit up, I think that the eye is caught by the colors, but as you said, it will improve as the shawl gets larger. Where did you find the autumn mystery shawl? I looked for it, and missed it.

  3. Hey - I like it! Have a nice day!

  4. Thanks all! The BF did this wierd squinty thing when I asked him. He is always afraid to be honest with me, afraid he will offend.
    Fiber Fanatic, the KAL is here: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mysteryshawlgroup/ but it is not free. There is a small fee of $5 which is very reasonable IMHO for thier (http://www.bopeepswoolshop.com/zencart/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=2&zenid=34e02b29f9a0b2ddc510b625227976e5) time in designing and organizing the KAL. They also have a Halloween Mystery Shawl coming up too for the same price.

  5. Doesn't clash at all!...I dig it!

  6. Hey, I think it looks great, no clashing. Seriously, the colors are like intense shades from nature, you've got the brown, sage green, gold, and red. I'm feeling it, and I like the way it's striping. Looks really nice to me!

    By the way, I tagged you on my blog for a Meme!

  7. I lurv it. It's groovy baby!

    No seriously, I looooooove the colors. Very fun and fall and cozy and pretty and . . . ahem. If I knew you in person I would steal your yarn.



  8. Lovely lovely colors. Very seasonal. And in a sense, kinda retro on one level. You do beautiful work!


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