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I started and finished the front panel for my dad's sweater with the help of the DVD of "TORCH SONG TRILOGY". (The Harvey Fierstein commentary is a hoot).

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Machine steeking.... on the Janome Sewist 521

Someone asked about steeking with sergers and sewing machines... Here's some things I've learned:

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Progress report.

So, where we last left off yesterday...I had divided the previously knit enormous back panel in two along a horrible rotten lime green row, shortened the two panels approx 25 stitches (5 inches) on my

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on to the next one....FABULOUS DADDIO!

Dad's (Fassett) random stripe cardi.

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MILESTONE

I finished the fronts on mom's cardigan...but I think the neck opening isn't as generous as I would like, so I'm either going to frog back 18 rows (about an hour of knitting) or just do the shaping on

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PROGRESS

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Mom's sweater, hopefully

This is the sweater I have returned to for my mom's gift. My plan is to do one row of blocks per day: there is 16 blocks across the front (8 per panel) of 6st x 8 rows).

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The weight of guilt being lifted off my shoulders.

I've started working on Mom's sweater again. That sigh you hear is not the early spring's balmy breezes, but the weight of guilt being lifted off my shoulders.

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the purple demon in silk tweed.

Homestretch.

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Ugh!

I wasted a whole lot of time yesterday working on a retailor job...

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