This weeks productivity has been a lot more quiet and steady.
Elizabeth’s socks were finished up last Sunday. They were a nice quick pair of socks and she loves them and is already wearing them.
On Monday I decided to swatch for the Gingerbread sweater by Libby Johnson. I made two swatches one with just the Shetland Heritage in “Moorit” which I purchased a cone of. The cone has enough meterage for two garments on it. I didn’t like the gauge of just the Shetland on its own after I blocked it, so I swatched with a strand of the Moorit and a strand of Isager Silk Mohair and blocked that. This gave me a better gauge and a marled looking fabric. On Tuesday I cast on and this project has just been a joy to work on and I’ve happily been knitting away on it for most of the week. The thing is it started off as the Gingerbread sweater but after I added in the waist shaping that I wanted it was already near the length I wanted and there was still the deep hem to go so that wouldn’t work. Instead I just switched to a smaller needle and worked some 2 x 2 rib for an inch and bound it off. It is now the Gingerbread sweater in just numbers only but that’s ok because I like the jumper I’m getting from it. I just don’t know whether to mark the Gingerbread sweater itself off as knit on my list.
I have worked on nothing else only this and that is why I am now on the first sleeve and working through the decreases. I expect I’ll get this first sleeve off the needles later today which isn’t bad going for a garment that was started on Tuesday. I hadn’t set out to knit this up quite so quickly it just happened that I was in the mood to knit with my free time this week.
So the list it looks like this;
Year of Projects 2018-2019 List
Fintry– started July 7th – finished August 9th Lichen– started August 11th – finished October 10th Bentley
- Gingerbread – started March 26th
Coloring– started January 1st – finished January 20th Aster– started January 27th – finished February 26th Cumulus Blouse– started October 20th – finished December 20th
- Mae Cardigan
A-Line summer skirt– started July 19th – finished July 30th Margot Pyjamas– started July 19th – finished August 11th Hollyburn skirtstarted February 12th – finished March 7th
- Scout Tee
- Cinema Dress
- Apron Dress
- Cuff Top – started March 19th – finished March 20th
- New Look 6500
- New Look 6125
- New Look 6176
- New Look K6513
- Kabuki Tee
- Metamorphic Dress
- Stasia Dress and Tee
- The Matcha Top
- Aida Top
- Mimi Blouse
Simple Summer Dress– started July 28th – finished July 30th
My Dearest Loveliest Elizabeth– started July 16th – FROGGED Sock #1– started August 10th – finished August 26th Sock #2– started August 30th – finished September 30th Sock #3– started October 11th – FROGGED Sock #4– started November 4th – finished December 6th Sock #5– started November 17th – FROGGED Sock #6– started December 10th – finished December 30th Sock #7– started January 4th – finished January 27th Evelyns Socks– started March 1st – finished March 5th Sock #8– started March 7th – finished March 18th Elizabeths Socks– started March 18th – finished March 24th
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