Back in June sometime, which was the last time I worked on the Master Hand-Knitter Level I swatches, I finished swatches 7-12 (3 decrease swatches, 1 yo’s swatch, 2 eyelets swatches) and half of 16 (colorwork swatch). The trouble is I didn’t wash or label any of them, and apparently thought I would remember what my system of knots and stitch markers meant in terms of which numbered swatch was which. (stupid. stupid. stupid.) Now I have to sort out 7-9 and 11-12; the swatches within those two sets look distressingly similar to one another. Please don’t tell me I have to reknit just to identify them!?!?! Continue reading
I’ve started feeling desperate about not producing enough FO’s (Finished Objects) lately. So I’ve cast on a lovely bulky red/purple yarn for the Jenny Cloche. Theoretically this should be a quick knit, but at my crawling pace of late… well, we’ll see. I plan to knit the style without the big floppy bow (eg. this Raveler’s lovely project), because I am not a big floppy bow sort of person.
There is still an ever-present sock in my purse. It’s possible that the sock is part of the reason I feel so angsty about finishing something. Continue reading