Tuesday, September 18, 2007

My $1.50 cardigan is coming along nicely. The decreases in the lace pattern are tricky and it took my full concentration one night to do the majority of the armhole on the left front. I'm on the right front now and I'm hoping the decreases will be easier when I get to them. Ditto the sleeves.

I cast on a pair of plain stockinette socks (using the Yarn Harlot's basic sock recipe) in some hand-dyed yarn I bought earlier this year (Lovesticks, colorway Heels on Fire, from Etsy) because I needed a portable project. The cardigan is too tricksy to just not give my full concentration to and I don't feel like doing anything difficult when I've got my hands full with the cardigan. Plus I will need it to bring with on our trip to the grandparent-in-law's in a few weeks.

1 comment:

TheBlackSheep said...

Awwwwww, I was hoping for pictures of you and the family from the Cider Mill! How was it?

Cardigan sounds tricksey. Not fun. But socks are lovely for portability :0) The only problem is that I don't have enough places I can go and take them with me, although I have been tempted to bring them to work and knit during my break. I don't think they would like that though *sigh*

And I'm glad you laughed! I didn't want to make you feel bad or anything because I did have such a difficult time, it was just too funny not to share. :0)