Crikey , I dont do things by half. Finished the undulating scarf, was fun and taught me a lot. I was inspired by the fair isle patterned jumpers I have seen on here by our friend from downunder "kiwiknitter" so mooched around and discovered a really nice pattern for a man's jumper on the Rowan site.
Nairn by Marie Wallin (book 42)http://www.getknitted.com/acatalog/info_PB_ROKM_AW08_42.html
Picture 2nd from top right.
I ordered the Rowan wool which cost a fortune £140 or $280 USD !!!! So then I had to learn how to knit fairisle.. Back to www.kintting help.com and You Tube. The wool arrived, it's called BIG wool and boy it is BIG ! it's as thick as a pencil :) Of course I have not finished my Angora shawl yet , still spinning buckets of Angora, so I shouldn't have but.. well you know what it is like when you have a huge bag full of nice shiny new yarn !!!! I got going on it and WOW ! if you had said two months ago when I first picked up a pair of needles I would be making stuff like this in such a short time I wouldn't have believed you :)
Anyhow... I have no idea what to do with all the loose ends created with the colour changes or how I am going to make the neck ! eeek ! or how I am going to sew it up .. but it's a start :) I expect I will be screaming for help very soon !!!! Here's a taster: