Some sticks and string and making things
Posted November 12, 2008on:
I have been knitting off and on. I brought the sock with me last Friday, but never actually pulled it out of my bag. Prime knitting time wasted, I know!
Anyway, I wanted something super simple and mindless to work on. The sock is basic, but I still have to deal with the five needles. So I started a scarf Monday night. That’s the longish red thing. It’s not Wavy although it kind of looks like it; it’s just mooshed up from being stuffed in a Ziploc. I’m using the Berlin Scarf pattern from Purl Bee. It’s knitting up into a really thick, lofty fabric that is going to be a pleasure to wear. Depending on who I get partnered with in the Facebook scarf exchange, I might use this pattern. Would be lovely with an alpaca wool.
The blue blob is the string bag that I’m still working on. It’s not a very exciting knit. I’m at the top of the bag now and only have a few rows to go. All that’s left is knitting the straps and the finishing.
The sock continues to progress. If I ever have an evening when I don’t have much to do I will probably get it finished. If…
And the snowman is a kit I got last year (?) and haven’t worked on yet. Finally wound the yarn this weekend. I’d really like to knit it up before Christmas, but things are going to get a bit crazy in the next few weeks.
That’s about it on the knitting front. I have the yarn