Submitted by grandcarriage on Sun, 2008-04-20 21:44
It's done, and I wore it today...and will wear it again for the Yarn Harlot's talk at the Forestry Center here in Portland, on Tues night....
Submitted by grandcarriage on Fri, 2008-04-18 16:35
Here's the back...colour is a little off: It's more vibrant in real life.
Submitted by grandcarriage on Thu, 2008-04-17 13:41
I've switched out one of the gussets on dad's: the first ones I did were too large, but I've discovered that they make great holders for a set of doublepointed needles: The look like skate egg c
Submitted by grandcarriage on Thu, 2008-04-17 13:33
I got some beautiful coloured malabrigo yarn (ON SALE!) to do a baseball shirt inspired zip raglan... in a lime and indigo.
Submitted by grandcarriage on Fri, 2008-04-11 14:32
Last night I steeked some shoulder cap shaping onto the sleeves (I'm getting good at that...very handy with the sewing machine on handknits)... and sewed in one sleeve.
Submitted by grandcarriage on Fri, 2008-04-04 13:56
PGMC is spending the weekend at a singers retreat at B'nai B'rith camp (Jewish summer camp) in Lincoln City, OR...Oh boy...lumpy mattresses, camp food, snoring of 15 men in a cabin (pack the earplugs)
Submitted by grandcarriage on Thu, 2008-04-03 13:53
Steeked the neck openings and shoulder shapings on Dad's...basted the shoulders together to check for fit.
Submitted by grandcarriage on Sun, 2008-03-30 15:48
Dad gets vertical stripes... I steeked the front panel yesterday for the cardi... I`m a little worried that it might not be "generous" enough for him in the body, but since I`m knitting it side to side, it is a piece of cake to undo the cast off and knit a few more rows...in fact, I am going to add armhole shaping and make it a set in sleeve after all...This happens with everything I design: They evolve.
Submitted by grandcarriage on Sat, 2008-03-29 16:08
I decided to time myself knitting the last sleeve.
Submitted by grandcarriage on Thu, 2008-03-27 14:26
I completed a sleeve for Dad's sweater 2 nights ago...didn't like how it turned out (too skinny, too much shaping to the cap).