sometimes you still manage to get something useful out of it.
a while ago I knocked off a pattern I named "tweety Pi" because it was a bad pun. Recently one of the ladies out at MMarioKKnits finished test knitting it - and the picture made me realize I had a pretty serious flaw in the pattern
It still looked good, especially since she introduced a change in the final design element (offset a row of diamonds that I had written as stacked) - but I've revamped the pattern in a way that should be more attractive. attached are the old file (tweety Pi.pdf) and the new file (TweetyPi.pdf)
I currenlty have
5 6 designs underway, either partially written up or needing to be written up from sketchy notes
A'Tuin, VKandis,Commando, Black diamond, Damascus and Charybdis
a very basic palindromic (reversible cable) scarf.
I'm doing this in a merino/angora blend - 140 yards /50 gm on 4mm needles.
okay - so I only finished the last two rows and bound off - but it was on my mini-vacation! I have witnesses!
3/5 - added some more photos.
I was subjected to many many hours of "red carpet" and Pre- red carpet, and Before Pre-red-carpet over the weekend - as for some reason my sister/landlord decided she wanted to watch it all - and I di
pattern was from knitty - colour scheme came from my warped mind.
This was suppossed to be a Christmas present - but it was finished in time for my nephew's ordination as priest friday (barely - I embroidered the cross *at* the reception)
since I let off steam regarding the marketing of "natural" fibers that are actually manmade extruded polymers of various kinds...
the new "natural" fibers bug me. Just ran into someone enthusing about the ethical benefits of knitting with corn/Ingeo yarns - since it was "natural and renewable".