As I settled in to knit this evening, all I had left to do on my 2nd mitten was the thumb, and I had just one Time Team episode to do it. Could I finish? A mitten thumb is not a lot of knitting, but there were a lot of interruptions. So by the time… Continue reading Delftig Mittens Finished
I got finished knitting Ixchel earlier this week, then my Mom very kindly wove in my ends (I have an awesome Mom!). I blocked it yesterday, and this morning it is ready to go! I could not be happier with it. There are one or two things I’d do differently if I was to make… Continue reading Ixchel is Done!
Got done with sleeve #1 this evening which watching the finale of the most recent season of the Great British Bake-Off! I really just had the ribbing and bind-off to go, so it didn’t take too long. I did try it on, and it fits really nicely, and the sleeve is just long enough, but… Continue reading Halfway Off Sleeve Island
I finished the moon phases design sector of my Ixchel! One more little band of stars, then the sleeves get separated off from the body. Making progress!
With the body knitted and the shoulder seams done, the next step on Glenesk was to cut the arm steeks and start the sleeves. Cut? Knitting? Yes. I know – it freaked me out too, but it really isn’t hard. Other than emotionally. Emotionally it is very, very hard. Physically, not so much. To answer… Continue reading Eek – Steeks!
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
Gauge swatch – actual footage! After having this pattern in my Ravelry queue for a little over two years, and having the kit for about a year and a half, I’m finally getting around to it! Glenesk is a stranded colorwork cardigan designed by Jade Starmore. My original plan for this sweater was to get… Continue reading At Long Last, Glenesk