It is in the box and on its way to
I wish the photos had come out better. I did fix a few things. One of my pet peeves with men’s patterns is the shoulders and neck…you know, the gaping thing. I know I am overly picky, but a huge floppy neck hole just seems to distract me from the rest of the snappy sweater.
To fix it I purled two together for a few repeats of the ribbing around the top of the armholes and the sides of the neck. That seemed to fix it.
I also learned a new bind of. Let me tell you I was in a bind off rut. I followed the tutorial at DIY Knitty Gritty. I now want to go back and re-cast off a few pairs of socks, this technique is great, so stretchy.
As to other holiday knitting I am halfway done with the last scarf. Then I need to do the toe on Girl #2’s stocking and I am DONE. I really want to finish these so I can move on. I hate feeling stuck. I have all these ideas I never get to try.
Here’s the poorly lit zebra scarf for the girls’ cousin in
Not much time to knit today. We have finally pinned down when the in laws arrive. Apparently today, but we do not yet know when. Both girls are sick with high fevers and I am still in my PJ’s, so I need to get moving!!