The competitive part of me won't let the toe up sock nightmare go. It looks like im forced to try again. This time though, I've promised myself to really read the short rows section for the heel again and again. It was such a nightmare the first time that I've blotted out the attempt. Even though its foggy I think I ran into a snag when it came to picking up the wraps.
Wish me luck.
I am going to make a heavy sweater jacket for hiking in the cold weather months. The yarn it calls for is Morehouse Merino Bulky (100% Merino wool) that knits at 10 sts and 18 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch. That particular yarn is $17.50 or so. I need 8 or 9 skeins of it! Ouch.
Hey Guys! Just thought I would post here to let you know of the CFF. It is part of a larger Got to be NC festival. It begins Friday Morning and runs through Sunday evening. There will be classes, vendors, demos, and more. It is housed in the Jim Graham building on the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. For more info check out: www.carolinafiberfest.org. Hope to see you there!
I am at a turning point in the short-sleeved sweater that I am making for my mom. I thought my fingers were going to cramp last night as I did the last few rows. There is an 8-stitch increase per right side row and the last row had 302 stitches. I had to stop and do some flexing exercises every now and then. I thought I'd post this photo before I joined the front panels and the back panel.
I just finished a new yarn bowl. Unlike my Pig or nesting bowl this one is smaller. Great for sock knitting or lace knitting.
A few days ago I had posed a question about small gauge knitting needles. I got a lot of good information, thanks everyone! Just yesterday I ordered some 000 and some 000-000 (5/0] DPNs from Hiya Hiya because I would like to experiment a bit with miniature knitting.
I hope someone can help me decipher these directions. Pattern is as follows:
Dec 1 st at front slope edge only on 4th and 11 foll 4th rows, then on 2 following 6th rows.
I start out with 48 stiches, perform the above, and end with 34 stiches.
Thanks is advance!