In My Stash: Sea Foam KnitPicks Comfy Fingering Yarn

How, when, and why do you buy your yarn? Are most of your purchases spur-of-the-moment, without a particular project in mind? Or do you pick a pattern, then buy the yarn you will need? Like (I suspect) many people, I do some of each.

This particular yarn purchase – KnitPicks Comfy (Fingering) – was based simply on my love for its color. Plus, it’s inexpensive, lightweight, and (according to its description online) soft.

knit picks sea foam comfy

Based on these attributes, (and a need to meet my minimum “free” shipping purchase amount… online shopping logic 🙂 ) I decided to buy a few skeins. I thought that, if I like it, it could be good for bigger projects.

The verdict? Inconclusive. Since taking these photos of the yarn, I used it to make a small project. It is indeed very soft, but it probably wasn’t the best choice for the pattern. It’s hard to explain. The yarn is beautiful, the pattern is lovely, but this yarn + that pattern = something not quite right. Maybe it’s the “drape” of the fabric? Or just my newbie knitter status?

knit picks comfy seafoam

I’ll share some photos of that finished object later and let you judge for yourself. Chances are good that I’m just being overly critical of my own work (worsened by the fact that I plan to give the FO as a gift). I would certainly give this yarn another try – perhaps in a heavier weight, and for a light cardigan.

knit picks comfy sea foam

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4 thoughts on “In My Stash: Sea Foam KnitPicks Comfy Fingering Yarn

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