It don't come easy

I finally recieved my Merino Style yarn from Knitpicks. I bought this yarn because I wanted to knit my next sweater with a finer yarn on smaller needles. Knitpicks specs this yarn out for size 5 needles. Normally I use size 8 so I thought this would be a good first step in venturing downward. I knit up a stranded (woven in) swatch and the resulting fabric would have made a good bullet proof vest. So I have had to return to my size 8 to get an acceptable fabric. Anyway, this evening I did all my calculations for my sweater: gauge, legnths, width, decreases etc. All this I wrote down in a notebook which I left on the couch where I knit. I left the room for a few minutes, and when I returned I found that my dog-in-the-hat had shredded the page on which I wrote all my specs. After a heroic forensic effort I was able to retrieve the specs and have just cast on. The best laid plans...


RareSteek's picture

Poor man. Knit a muzzle for the dog.


mikeracing77's picture

Personally I would try marketing the bulletproof one for cold weather personal body armor.

albert's picture

Now don't go putting ideas in my head.

BuduR's picture

Agreed, this is the last thing Albert needs! Luv ya Albert :)
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