For those of you who were wondering, yes I’m still alive and yes this is still a functioning blog, there just hasn’t been much knitting going on. Whole lot of livin’ but not much knittin’. Since I showed you the cowl in my last post I haven’t even touched it. Sad, I know but I’m just so distracted these days I can’t focus on anything for more than a few minutes.
I was able to finish these. There was only suppose to be one that I used for a sock class I was teaching but it felt so good and cozy on my foot I knit it’s mate. The best part is, they stay on. I was actually surprised by that. I was expecting to “walk out” of them.
Pattern: 60 st. stockinette sock. Knit the cuff for about 10-15 rounds(k2p2 rib). Slip stitch heel, knit down to the toe, decrease to 20 sts, graft toe…can’t get any simpler.
Yarn: Mt. Colors, Bearfoot. Rosehip colorway.
Amount: Less than 1/2 a skein
Needles: #1, 2 circulars
A simple, quick knit that makes you feel like you’re accomplishing something. We love those projects.
I’m also knitting (for about a minute every other day) on this cardigan. In my wildest dreams I’ll have it done by the NY Sheep and Wool festival on 10/18-19. Yeah…right….but I can dream. It will probably be too warm to wear it anyway but just in case….
As you can see it’s garter stitch, I’m thinking. drop shoulder style, 8 to 9 inch deep armhole, garter stitch graft for the shoulder seam, pick up stitches around the armhole and knit down on the sleeves. Maybe a double breasted front, Maybe a hood…we’ll see.
I have 2 movies from Netflix, Juno and Atonement…I’ve seen them both but that’s just the kind of “background” noise I like. A great movie I can listen to and glance at while knitting something that my hands can do on their own. Let’s see how much I can get done.