is Mother's Day!
And, my mother is extremely picky.
As she has been asking what I have been knitting lately, I have the feeling she would like something extra special to mark the occasion.
Mom likes sleeveless v-neck sweaters; however, she is not a fan of wool and prefers silk or cotton.
I am not fond of knitting with cotton.
With Mom in mind, some fourteen months ago I ordered some yarn from the nice lady at Blarney Yarns on Etsy and she specially dyed it in a color selected by Mom.
The yarn is a lovely blend of organic cotton 51% and bamboo 49%. It is really soft and nice.
This will be the pattern:
Pattern: Diana by Melissa Leapman in Hot Knits
I cast on earlier today and things have been moving right along: