The knitting part is done! Whew! It is in for a soak right now so I can start blocking. Then there’s just weaving in ends, doing the buttons, and a little bit more finishing. So you’ll probably hear about it again when all that is done and I have a chance to do a nice… Continue reading The 2nd Last Time You Will Hear About Glenesk – I Promise!
Sleeve #1 of Glenesk is done! And I had enough knitting time left over last night that I could prep and cut the steek for the second sleeve, so I can get rolling on that one as well! Up until now, this has been weekend knitting only, because I wanted to have stretches of time… Continue reading Armed and Dangerous
Well, heading into Wednesday, anyway 😉 Of the three things I have going right now, I haven’t touched the entrelac kerchief this week, though I plan to do at least a bit over the next couple of days. I am well along on the first sleeve of Glenesk There is about 2/3 of the last… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
Making decent progress on Glenesk so far – what you are looking at is one repeat of the pattern. Now I just have to do that one and a half more times, and I add the steek stitches for the sleeves and start decreasing for the V neck. And then sleeves and the neck &… Continue reading Glenesk – Moving Right Along
For today’s book round-up, I have four books on fisherfolk sweaters, whatever you choose to call them. The point of this kind of sweater is that the item itself is a pretty standard, basic shape, which knitters personalize by stitch pattern placement. For the most part, patterning is knit and purl stitches, though there may… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Guernseys, Ganseys and Fisherman’s Sweaters