I’ve decided to update my posts every Friday. It’s a good day for me because it falls between homework deadlines and I have time to sit down to catch up with my email and add a few paragraphs to my blogs.
No news on the second purple sweater. I can’t believe how long it’s taking me to finish the back piece of this project! I’m so close that I stop every 10 rows and measure it to make sure I don’t go over the 28 inches that are my goal. In fact, last night I set up my faithful ironing board—by far my favorite place to measure my knit pieces—and measured this piece there. Disappointment….my casual measurements here on the arm of my chair were confirmed. It seems that every time I stop to measure I still have 2 inches to go. Garter stitch is so stretchy that I wanted to be certain I wasn’t getting the wrong measurement on the chair arm. I wasn’t. (drat!) I’m disappointed because I am anxious to start one of the front pieces! I’ll be spending a lot of time this weekend knitting madly to finish the back and put some serious inches on a front piece. Updates next Friday!
I hope you all have time over this long weekend to enjoy working on your own projects. I’d love to hear about what you are making, so please leave a comment!