Knitting Update

Not a very imaginative title, I know. I am finished with the knitting parts of John’s striped sweater.  Here are a couple of photos (this is before I knit the collar on): Sew the thing together, and I’m done. I … Continue reading

Germany!

We have been having such a good time in Germany that I have not had any time to post.  We leave tomorrow, which is probably a good thing.  If I consume any more bratwurst and beer I will need to … Continue reading

Front, Done!

I finally have some knitting progress to post about.  The front half of John’s sweater is done.   I had a bit of trouble with the short rowing on the shoulders.  It seems that doing short rows at the same time … Continue reading

Book Game

“1. Grab the nearest book. 2. Open the book to page 23. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post the sentence in your journal with these instructions.” “HDL cholesterol levels appear to be a particularly important risk factor for IHD … Continue reading

More Ripping

Jeesh, this is supposed to be an easy pattern.  Big needles, bulky yarn, mostly stockinette stitch. I didn’t like the second version of the cable on the blue sweater either.  I realized that what it needed was a purl stitch … Continue reading