I have to echo the glowing reports about Rhinebeck. Well, okay, there was fiber at Rhinebeck. But what overwhelmed me was not the yarns. Not too much, anyway. Okay, maybe the green ones.
Honestly, by Friday it was beginning to look like the lost weekend thanks to Mother Nature.
that would be:
I didn't go to any knitting group for a few reasons. The one that I have tried, was well, a hen party. There were four other 20 something women and myself in attendance.
Alpaca Hat & Scarf
I finally got the right pattern and number of stitches to make this hat. It is coming to shape. I hope to have it done at the end of the week. This is what I get for taking a pattern and using a smaller yarn and experimenting. But, I think it will be awesome when I get it done. Something for me. How often does that happen???
My interchangeable needles screw onto the cables and the keep coming undone while I knit. It's driving me crazy. So, I'm shopping for new ones. Any recommendations?
Ok, so I am almost finished with a sweater, it is a top down raglan and I want to put an open crew neck on it. Eric Paul dug up these instructions for it but I need a little help decoding.
I've done a dozen or so baby sweaters without short rows, no problem. I did Jared Flood's Cobblestone a couple years ago and it turned out great.
Here is a picture of the socks that I'm working on. Well, this is one half of that pair, the first and finished sock! Sock two is about half done.
After months and months of work, my Composite Superman Sweater is finally complete!