Dockside is moving right along! One of the nifty features of the fronts and the sleeves is that the ribbing doesn’t end in a straight line. On the fronts the line of the ribbing changing to stockinette forms angles in to the center. There is a similar slant on the sleeves. It’s not a lot… Continue reading Progress on Both Fronts
This weekend I finally got started on a project I have been meaning to do for some time – a spreadsheet of all the projects I would like to make. I have been working on what characteristics I wanted on the spreadsheet and how I wanted it organized, and finally got going on it! I… Continue reading Excelling at Organization
The Wonder Woman socks are moving along pretty nicely now. I did gusset heels, which took a lot of calculation and second guessing, but they worked out all right. It did mess up the stripe pattern somewhat, but that is OK as well. I tried them on after turning the heels, and they fit really… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
I got the back of my Dockside cardigan done! I also got the fronts cast on and a couple rows of the ribbing done. So progress! Then I switched over to my Wonder Woman socks and got a little bit done on them as well. More about them tomorrow. How are your projects going?
Just got finished with another one of my Christmas knitting books – Yarn Substitutions Made Easy by Carol Sulcoski. This book pretty much tells you exactly what it’s going to do right there in the title. The author starts off with yarn fundamentals, and goes over all the different factors that make yarns unique. She… Continue reading Knitter's Bookshelf: Yarn Substitution Made Easy
Surprise random project finish! Today I finished my desk project that I keep at work for lunch breaks and other opportunities to sneak a quick bit of knitting. The pattern is Rock Climbing in Vegas, and I got it free with the yarn purchase from Sin City Yarn Shop. It is a very easy pattern… Continue reading Rock Climbing in Vegas
The Wonder Woman socks are progressing along pretty well. The feet are done, and I’m at the heel turning. I am doing a gusset and heel flap with them this time. I tried them on, and so far they are fitting great! I am going to work each heel individually, because I don’t want to… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday