Sunday, January 3, 2010

Ruth's Tunic



Now that all my holiday projects are done, I'm ready to cast on something for myself and I think its time for a new sweater! Every since Ruth's Tunic was published in Yarn Forward this fall its been calling my name. So I've decided that if I can get one more thing off the needles I'll let myself cast on. I'm going to use Sashimi since its the yarn the pattern was written for and because its soo soft and light but I don't have a sweater in it yet. But what colorway? It needs to be Gradiance, obviously. I like to wear blues, browns and greens. Maybe Queen Krista or Reflecting Pool? Or something more neutral like Wood Stock? Or a bit bolder with Hurricane Meadow? Its so hard to decide!

If you were going to knit this sweater, which colorway would you pick? Leave a comment with you answer and we'll randomly pick one commenter to win a FREE COPY OF YARN FORWARD, including this pattern!

27 comments:

Julia said...

If I was knitting Ruth's Tunic for me, I'd go for one of these colorways: Illulissat, Dane-ism, Casual Friday, Michigan Morning, Midnight Delight or Heart Burn.

I think all of those would work with my coloring and they seem tame enough to wear to the office if I wanted to. :)

anmiryam said...

That's a beautiful sweater, but as always it's impossible to decide about your colorways, they're all so lovely.

But, if I'm pushed against a wall I'd say Deep Waters.

WendyKnits said...

DEEP WATERS!!!! Yum!

Charis said...

I'd use Queen Krista or Illulissat. I think Ruth's Tunic would look best with distinct colors in the gradiance yarns.

errs said...

Oh - definately Reflecting Pool.

yarngasm said...

For some reason, Wood Stock is really striking me. Love it.

mary jo said...

I'm really liking Aki, right now. It reminds me a little bit of a chocolate covered cherry!

cdnbull said...

They are all lovely, but I would have to go with Queen Krista.

issy said...

woodstock

Knit With Chopstix said...

Beach Escape is calling to me, but I have to say, if it came time to actually _buy the yarn_ I'd probably go with Erin's Dream. I've been on a warm-color kick lately.

funderbug said...

I have to go with Queen Krista. So pretty!

Aponi said...

Queen Krista because that's what I almost chose for the Enchanted Wood!

POlly Hoover said...

For you Queen Krista. because then you get the contrast of brown and blue/green, similar to the purple/ orange contrast. For me, I'd want the purple and the red, so I'd go for Heart Breaker or Heart Burn. Ummmm actually I'd go for any of the gradiance colors!

Peach Flambée said...

Spring Grass, Brew Pub or Queen Krista :)

Barbara said...

I'm another vote for Queen Krista. I love the deep tones of that colorway.

littlelib said...

Hurricane Meadow! I absolutely adore that colourway :)

Tamsie said...

You know my choice, since I already ordered Tritiziana, but for you I think Daneism would be flattering.

scribblearts said...

My favorite kind of question! For myself, I'd likely go with Caribbean or Deep Waters. If I were throwing caution to the wind, though (in other words, ignoring the changes to my coloring wrought by rosacea), I'd take the plunge with Queen Krista or Ascent. Mmmmm...

blopeep said...

Cape Cod with a Twist - for sure. Love the browns and purples!

Aunt_Paat said...

I think Queen Krista. The sweater would be stunning in that colorway!

Raewyn said...

My first thought was Casual Friday, but if I was in a colourful mood I'd go for Bermuda, because I love that one so much.

So hard to choose though, I understand your dilemma!

Anna Marie said...

All of the colorways are so beautifil it's always so hard to decide on a color. But, if I was to knit this tunic, I think I would pick casual friday or calming gradience.

Turtle said...

well, silly, of course i would have to pick hurricane meadow!! (of course about 6 others come in a very close second!)

kangath said...

For me, Queen Krista. But for you I would choose Reflecting Pool or October Breeze. Cheers!

greta said...

Reflecting Pool would be lovely!
Having chosen, I have to say that ALL of the colorways are STUNNING. Nice to see a wide range for this sweater!

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Julie said...

It is a lovely sweater! I think for me, I would choose either Queen Krista or Ember. Or maybe Dane-ism - but then, Deep Waters is really nice also! It would be so hard for me to decide!