I’ve finished a few things lately:
Master Level I Hat Project
This was a Ravelympics project. I finished it in just a week. I was surprised and pleased to have done it so fast. I got good gauge, and most of my “jogless joins” went pretty well. I’m a little nervous about one of the jogless joins, but hopefully it will be ok.
Oh, and despite my whining in a previous post that this was a fugly hat design. It’s actually really nice looking on my husband! Continue reading
I’m very excited to report that I’m closing in on the grand finale of my Master Level I project. Although I’m still feeling very much the distractable hare in this race to the finish-line, I really feel like I have gotten myself back on track this week. I should be able to finish my last swatch and final question by the end of tomorrow, and Friday, I will join in the mass cast-on to kick off the 2010 Winter Olympics to begin my final hat project! Synchronize your stitches, everybody! Continue reading
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