This week has gone by in a blur of activity. From school starting and new earlier routines and time tables, to sending off our oldest to college, it’s just been a whirlwind.
I made progress on my Lichen sweater and the more it grows the more I love the look of it. I’m looking forward to being able to wear this garment already!
The weather has turned a little cooler and with more showers of rain, I’m starting to take out my knitted garments to wear. This it would seem was the spur on I needed to return to my Fintry cardigan. I unpicked the bind off edge and worked another short row and textured rows section. I had estimated it would add 2 inches to the front and I was right and it added a further 2.5 inches to the back of the neck. I am now so much more happy with this cardigan and now want to actively wear it. That in itself is a success. I picked up some buttons in town yesterday and sewed them on straight away. I’ve marked down my notes on the project page and these were extensive. In all my years designing and making things up as I go, I’ve never made that much notes on a project, but I figure it may be of help to someone.
Sock #1 were completed last Sunday and I’m looking forward to wearing them in my ankle boots.
Sock #2 were cast on towards the end of this week. I had a 50g skein of yarn from Fine Fish Yarns with a 20g contrasting mini set. I caked it up and cast on another pair of ankle socks. This is the size of sock I’m short in my sock drawer, so now seems like a good time to add those in.
I didn’t as expected get anywhere near cutting out my top, although I should have some free mornings this week to begin that.
The list has been updated and now looks like this;
Year of Projects 2018-2019 List
Fintry– started July 7th – finished August 9th
- Lichen – started August 11th
- Cumulus Blouse
- Mae Cardigan
A-Line summer skirt– started July 19th – finished July 30th Margot Pyjamas
- Hollyburn skirt
- Scout Tee
- Cinema Dress
- Apron Dress
- Cuff Top
- 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
- Sock #2 – started August 30th
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