If you remember from last post, I was in the middle of a cowl,
so I would not waste yarn. I really like the way it turned out,
after surgery. I remembered that I had done one a while ago
just plain stockinette. I looked at it (which obviously I should
have done before I started, and it had k2 rows, p1 row, and
I honestly think that helped the curl. so, picked up stitches
all the way around the cast on edge, and purled a row.
I'm glad I purled, it made the wonkiness of pick up look normal,
knit 2 rows then bound off. I think it matches the other end nicely.
mitts, and decided they needed buttons.
Decided to make hats for my cousins kids. They are 14 and so cute.
I think the Funicular pattern is perfect for them. One will be gray
purple and one will be fushia purple. I followed the directions and it
looked like it was going to be small. I added an inch of purple, as one
raveler suggested. Got it done and decided it was not big enough. There
was not "slouch". UGH...it needed surgery.
I put a needle through a row below where I started the decreases.
Of course, I did not follow a straight line and ended up taking all
needles out and picking up the dangling stitches anyway.
(this is unblocked).
my favorite Plymouth Select Worsted...
Those little stitch markers are telling me how many rows I knit
between short row finish and decrease start so I can do the same for
the 2nd hat. Just starting ribbing on hat #2.
Here is Ruth's finished baby tunic and hat. ADORABLE.
new projects are Anne Hanson's Jazz Strings socks. The yarn is
The third project is a
baby sweater called Snug by Hinke. she found it for free on Ravelry.
Interesting construction. Yarn is Patons Classic wool worsted.
the whole thing is wonderful.
him, this is where he is:
greens. So pretty.
They will be much better tomorrow.
Have a great week dear knitters.
and Martha: have fun at your new job tomorrow! Can't wait to
hear about it.