I started knitting the Vita de Vie (my second!) that I got yarn for on my birthday (which was back in April but what is time anymore, anyway?). This sweater’s gonna match at least TWO of my Cleo Skirts: the magenta/purple/orange plaid one, and this new one, in purple/blue/pink stripes (hey, I just realized it’s… Continue reading New mask, new skirt, new semester
It's stupendously hot and humid right now, so definitely NOT shetland wool sweater weather, but I'm just so, so delighted with how this sweater turned out! Pattern: Bressay, by Marie Wallin, from her book "Shetland"Yarn: Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift, in a kit purchased from The Woolly ThistleNeedles: size 2 and size 3 circularsTime to knit: about… Continue reading Bressay is finished!
I'm almost finished with Bressay. Once I got to the final bit of the colorwork, I ended up needing to kind of do my own thing, because the pattern didn't include any short rows to raise the back neck, and from experience, I know that simply won't work. I *hate* the feeling of a neckline… Continue reading Almost.