I suppose that it is less of a trip if you actually live in NYC, but it was an excursion nonetheless.
I had one stitch too many AGAIN. Sweetie has told me to lay off the needles for a bit (rest of the evening) and tackle something a bit more manageable tomorrow.
Sweetie came to my rescue (as she always seems to; either encouraging me to knit in the first place, helping me find the correct level of pattern, rolling balls of yarn she is a amazing person) on Fri
Well, I found my mistake in my Aran sweater. I am supposed to have 172 stitches, and I have 173; that ONE little stitch (spelled with a capitol B right now) is making my life difficult.
My My, how the time flies.
Well I am packed up and ready to go for my Labor Day weekend adventure. Not much of an adventure mind you, just a drive up to Cape Cod to hang out with Sweetie's parents and her sister.
So, it begins. I have started on my holiday knitting. I am making my buddies Girlfriend an Irish Hiking Hat out of Donegal Tweed. So far it is coming out quite nicely. I hope she likes it.
Yesterday I went on an orgy of exploration; I rode my bike to 3 separate yarn shops here in New York City.
Last night I went to my first (of many) meetings of Men's Knit Night at Knitty City here in New York City.
After spending lots of my monthly yarn budget at Knitty City and Yarn Co. here in NYC (two lovely places very helpful and pleasant to visit) I have started my first afghan.