April 13, 2006
I'm working on a basic sweater right now. I've made this pattern as a pullover, but now I think I'm going to try to convert it into a cardigan. Anyway, here's the beginning of one of the sleeves.
And The Girl wants to learn to do entrelac. I had never done it before, but I remembered seeing this pattern on Knitty. So I made myself a little swatch. Entrelac is actually pretty fun; it's like a knitting puzzle. I couldn't imagine it by just reading, so I grabbed some junk yarn and saw it come together before my own eyes.
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18 days, 21hours...and you haven't had to pack your knitting?
Posted by: debey at April 13, 2006 09:18 AM (o52PP)
That is one pattern that I have printed out to knit this year. Do you comment on knitty?
Posted by: dkswife at April 13, 2006 09:26 AM (/l6sd)
Debey -- We decided to "tough it out" in the US instead of here, so we're not having our household goods picked up until a week before we leave. But don't worry, there will be plenty of knitting in my suitcase
DKS -- I have never commented on Knitty, but I check in with them all the time. I'm too big of a wuss to make my own patterns; adapting a pullover to a cardigan is a Big Deal for an anal person like me who follows patterns to the letter.
Posted by: Sarah at April 13, 2006 10:01 AM (ZP5Sl)
I love that gray--and to think that I pay $50-$60 for a great chunky knit sweater and you can make your own. Nice
Posted by: Nicole at April 13, 2006 11:48 AM (Sa9Kb)
Entrelac is pretty cool. However, I think I need to master cable-knit first. I'll get there one day.
Posted by: Vonn at April 13, 2006 12:46 PM (dEgRi)
ooh I dig the entrelac, one of those things I love how it looks but just haven't gotten 'round to trying it yet!
Posted by: zib at April 13, 2006 08:40 PM (VRrH1)
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