I've been trying to put together a toe-up sock pattern and think I've got it working.
Here's the concept; I wanted:
1) An ULTRA-EASY pattern
2) A TOE-UP pattern
Well, I gave Elizabeth Zimmerman's Baby Surprise Jacket a try (the first time I've done a Zimmerman pattern - will definitely check more of her patterns out!) Made it up with Knitpicks Swish s
I just clicked through on an add for a pre-order on a book called "Guy Knits"
I just finished the Hiking Socks out of the Knitting (Man)ual (I just made them in one color though). Talk about quick!
I'm currently working on a cabled scarf out of the Knitting (Man)ual but dont' have any little projects planned after that (I do have a bigger one - another sweater for my daughter).
Unbeknownst to me, without any intention to do so whatsoever, I managed to finish the final touches on my labyrinth just as the clock was turning over to my 33rd birthday. Fun. huh?!
I'm on row 4 of the crown on the Koolhaas hat and it calls for:
1/1 RPC, sl 1, k2tog, psso, 1/1 LPC
I've decided to give something new a try.... Here's the idea: I'm going to go to Good Will (or Salvation Army... haven't decided) pick up a wool sweater... frog it... and knit something new myself.
Well, I've started (actually, I've started 3 times... I'm continuing this one!) I've learned a number of things so far:
I'm putting together a knitting project -- It's a knit 2-color labyrinth. I've been kind-of working on the chart for a while and it's basically finished.