So, I promised a post about this sweater, but it’s not an FO post. See, after finishing the sweater, and blocking it, I realized that the sleeves just...don’t fit right. They’re not awful, but they’re just a little too big at the underarm, and end up being a little awkwardly loose throughout the sleeve. They… Continue reading If it’s not working, fix it.
Thanks to a kind stranger on Ravelry sending me her leftovers of the Oceanwindknits BFL, I was able to make full-length sleeves on my Honeydew, and I'm thrilled with it! Ravelry Project Page (warning: I've reverted to "Classic" view because the new design is painful to the point of being unusable for me; please don't… Continue reading Honeydew is finished!
So, I didn't end up working any more on Honeydew, but I did do quite a bit with the sweater of my own design that I'm making with my Jill Draper Makes Stuff Empire mega-skein. In fact, I've already finished the pocket AND started the first sleeve! I'm quite pleased with the fit so far!… Continue reading done with the pocket, on to the sleeves!
At the end of my last post, I shared a this picture: The yarn I'm holding there is an extra partial skein of the Oceanwindknits BFL sock yarn that a kind person on Ravelry sent to me. See, I'd measured the yarn I had left before starting the sleeves, and it became clear as I… Continue reading sweater(s) status report
So much has happened since the last time I posted. What to make of it all? Well, it's been a long time coming, that much I know. I do have knitting updates to share, but before I do that, I have thoughts to share, because what is happening right now in my country is much… Continue reading a long time coming.