I had posted the other day on the knittyboards about how my knitting groove has been off lately. I, at one point had 17 WIPs going at once, but nothing was getting finished! (I frogged all but 4 because I was so disgusted) I think it's a combination of work, weather, sleep deprivation and season that had taken its toll on my knitting spirit the last 4 months... heck, I'm still overworked and tired but last night I managed to finish another One Skein Wonderthat I had forgot about last fall. (I mean, really forgot about it - it was in the bottom of my 3rd briefcase that I haven't used since September)I love this pattern and have made 3 so far, but this one was an experiment in texture and gauge. (Well, not really gauge, since I NEVER gauge swatch LOL) I used Patons Divine (bulky) and size 13 circs for the main part and size 10 circs for the sleeve and body edging/ribbing. It only took about half of the stitches normally required for the pattern on sz 5 & 8 circs and worsted yarn. The FO is really light and airy though - not in a lace, Kidsilk Haze-type of airy, but since the yarn is fluffier than the other 3 I made, it has a cool lofty feel.
So I'm hoping my knitting blues have been cured.
(That's John's hairy-man arm holding the hanger LOL)
PS - Please check out my friend Dan's new blog - he's a phenomenal knitter and cr*ch*ter but had resisted blogging for 3 years, so I dropped him into it LOL
¶ 12:43 PM
Ohh! Love it! Gotta tackle one of those one day! :)
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