Saturday, June 02, 2007

A quick update

It's the weekend we make the one hour journey South to visit the In-Laws and we're usually back late Sunday evening which means I'm too lazy to switch on the PC except plonk down on the sofa to enjoy an 'after journey coffee' ... so, a quick update..

Guess what I found while diving into my stash for some bulky yarn to cast on a short cardi I've been eyeing for myself? The superwash Cleckheaton DK remnants I thought I had but couldn't figure why I've only got 2 balls left! Another 2 were stashed and hidden away in a box of sock yarn which I had forgotten about! Sigh!..I guess it's time for some stock taking and tidying up next week.

So, here's hiking socks 2 in Garter Rib knitted with 3.25mm DPNs.

Having read much about seams lending more 'bulk' and 'form definition' to a jumper, I'm still not convinced to give up 3 stitch bind-offs and knitting in the round. If not for them ,I'd never get that neat joining at the shoulders and sides plus actually look forward to sewing up the armholes. No dreading the seaming of sleeves and sides...gosh! that feels good.

Wish you all a restful weekend and produtive week ahead!

My Secret Pal 10 : Looking forward to the goodies :)

My KTS3 - Cathy : Hope you'd like the yarn arriving from 'Simply Sock Yarn Co' and I've bought the teas ..package will be out by the week.


Cathy said...

LOVE the yarn
used to live 7 miles from the vendor
thanks for the yarn .. still looking for YOU!!

R a i n said...

That's a very pretty colour for the hiking socks!