Knitting Sleeves

As I neared the end of the body section of this sweater, I decided to add an alternating knot pattern to the sleeves. After all the repetition on the body pattern, I wanted to keep things interesting. I was really in the groove when I finished the hem, so I put the first sleeve stitchesContinue reading “Knitting Sleeves”

Progress on Some Sweaters

I’m making some real progress on my oldest’s sweater. With no other projects in the works I’ve been able to really focus on this piece. It’s a fun pattern and I’m happy with how it’s turning out. But the inevitable happened and boredom has crept in. My determination to finish this soon is still there.Continue reading “Progress on Some Sweaters”

I Got Distracted

I started out working on my oldest’s sweater. A variation of the one I recently finished for myself. I’ve made some really good progress, but then I had an idea. Washcloth sets to sell at work. Now that I’ve got the four patterns established, it should be pretty quick to make a bunch. Then IContinue reading “I Got Distracted”

Mixing Seed and Basketweave

These are some of my favorite stitch patterns. Simple. Repetitive. Yet varied enough to keep me engaged. I’m really enjoying this cotton yarn, too. The brown one is a diamond stitch with a basketweave border. The green is moss stitch. It took me a bit to get the stitch count right so the patterns work.Continue reading “Mixing Seed and Basketweave”

One For My Oldest

As I’m knitting myself a new slouch hat, I’m mapping out a sweater for my oldest. It’s going to be the same as my freshly finished plum one, but with cables she chose, and slightly smaller. At eleven, she’s almost as tall as me and likes things baggy/loose, so I’m sure this will fit her.Continue reading “One For My Oldest”