I did not want to share this just yet, but I am running out of ideas. I am working on a mod/drop sleeve double knit cardigan. The problem is: how to pickup stitches in double knit and maintain the color pattern.
What I would love to do is pickup the stitches on the fly (as each row is worked).
I have tried:
I have been rereading Terry Pratchett's Discworld series for a little
summer reading. If you have never read, or even heard of Discworld... You are
missing out on possibly the best living satire writer since Kurt Vonnegut's
passing. Pratchett is one of the few authors who actually has me laughing out
loud. I am talking an honest laugh, not a chuckle or even a snicker.
Any Stevie Nix fans interested in knitting a custom shawl for her?
I am tempted, but the competition ends Sept. 29
It has been a while since I posted any completed projects.
Thought I'd share a couple of colorful pictures.
I offered a few spring pics recently. Unfortunately it has been overcast for several days. Here is a splash of color (if you like yellow).
Yellow Jasmine from my work, I eat lunch under it almost daily.
Iris blooming, spring can't be far off now.
Daffodil beginning to fade.
Celebrating my 42nd birthday today.
Here is my gift:
a Men's Top down drop sleeve cardigan. Size 38, gauge 5x6/inch.
This is just my starting point, I increased the cast on stitches to 109. Needed the extra stitch to center the 4x1 rib pattern I am using. There will be more tweeks to come as I reconsider button placement, collar options and pockets.
Knit skeleton anyone?
It appears each bone was knitted individually.
Someone posted this on my FB-page. I must say, "I am impressed." Since I have not seen it here, I thought I would share. Each character is distinctive.