Project Update

Halloooo!!! (taps on computer screen) Is anyone out there?

I guess a blogger as negligent as I has no right to expect that all of their followers will stick around while they’re off doing other things and ignoring their blog. But here you are, and I’m thankful for that.

It’s been ages since I’ve done a project update so I thought I’d give a quick one, although I don’t have time for photos at the moment.

On the needles:

* Always a sock. Or in this case, two pairs of socks, each only needing kitchenering on the toe of the second sock. We’ll be taking odds on how long it will take me to finish them, so place your bets now.

*  The Peacock Eyes Cardigan. This is coming along nicely. I’ve got the body of the sweater completed, and the button bands are underway. Next are the sleeves, then it will be done. It’s going to be a beautiful sweater, I think, done in a hand-dyed yarn in a lovely shade of green. I don’t have photos of my own project yet, but here’s the link to Ravelry:

Peacock Eyes Cardigan by Justyna Lorkowska. Photo from Ravelry. (Click link to go see it live!)

* The Peacock Eyes sweater has been set aside to work on a black cardigan for my son. No photos for that, since it’s a custom knit from Ann Budd’s Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes and Gauges. I’m really excited about how this is coming out, because it’s turning out to be a perfect fit, and it’s been kind of fun to make a sweater from a “recipe” rather than a very specific pattern.

* Oh, and finally, I am down to the buttons on the Shapely Boyfriend Sweater from Knitty. It’s knit, blocked, and just waiting for me to get the buttons sown on. I hope to finish that soon so I can wear it before summer comes. (Again, happy to take odds on that one).

What’s on your needles?

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4 thoughts on “Project Update

  1. Two pair of socks, a sweater, and a baby blanket

  2. Mardee says:

    Nice! Thanks for stopping by!

  3. hockeyirene says:

    I’d love to Kitchener your toes together (That does sound rather kinky, doesn’t it?!) – I’ll let you know when I’m in Colorado! (Hopefully, you’ll have them done by then!) That “one more row that joins them together” is absolutely brilliant – I can’t imagine the thinking that made that happen! But then, I feel that way about all of the knitting innovators (Cat Bordhi and Lucy Neatby to name just two.) I’m looking forward to seeing the peacock eye sweater when I’m there.

    In Peace, Irene

  4. Mardee says:

    Irene, you are too funny! If they aren’t done when you get here, I’ll absolutely let you kitchener my toes! 🙂

    Happy travels and peace to you also.

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