I finished the Plain Brown Sweater and blocked it just under the wire. Well, not quite, I guess, I mean, technically speaking. Since it was still damp when I gave it to its final recipient (my dad). I presented it rolled up in a towel – super classy, don’t you agree?
Later after it . . . → Read More: Plain Brown Sweater: Complete
Look! Frost on the ground – so wintry!
(This picture was taken earlier today. The frost is long gone.)
The deadline is Sunday. I have had to backtrack several times, most recently to rip out the 3/4ths-finished collar because I realized I had done it on the same size needle that I used . . . → Read More: So… Close…
(This post was delayed by many minutes as I had to set up a major search and rescue operation for my camera’s USB cable. My life would be measurably improved if each manufacturer undertook to create their cables a different color, to distinguish them from the rest. TAKE NOTE. And what’s the deal with . . . → Read More: A Series of Tubes
I knew it was pretty ambitious to expect that the Plain Brown Sweater would be finished by Christmas. But I had a trump card, which I will now have to play: the family Christmas gathering is more than two weeks away.
Which is good, because I’m only about halfway through the second sleeve. And . . . → Read More: Luckily, Family Christmas Isn’t For Two More Weeks
Miles and miles of stockinette. At each step, once I work out all the equations, it’s just knit knit knit and purl purl purl. Where does the time go?
People talk about being “stranded on Sleeve Island” or knitting into a black hole. But if you’re in the mood for something unchallenging, a big . . . → Read More: Sometimes, Boring is Good