For meditative projects that are reliably satisfying and highly wearable, I’m a huge fan of Martina Behm’s designs. Match and Move is her latest and I immediately queued it as a good project to use up partial skeins of Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light I had leftover from several different projects. To really ensure it was a relaxing process in every way, I even saved myself the agony of decision-making about colour order by letting my 10-year-old son select the next colour whenever I finished one. This worked out so well, I might do it more often! I did run out of the Onyx (black) colourway on the very last repeat but just finished up the last 6 rows with Charcoal (grey) – no biggie, I think it looks great or, at least, not terrible. I’m not sure how much of each colour I used in the end but now that I’ve done this pattern once, I wouldn’t worry about having enough for each section if I were to do another one – I’d just put together a palette of yarns I liked and change colours as they ran out.
If you’re curious, photos of the projects the leftovers came from are at the end of this post.
Below are the projects the leftover yarns came from:
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