I finished a thing…rather poorly, but it was with yarn given to me, and I changed my plans for it multiple times during knitting. This is straight mohair, no idea of brand or colorway, and I based it on a purlsoho pattern. I decided at the last minute to make it an infinity scarf, and of course hadn’t started with a provisional cast on, so did a weird three needle bind off. The thing is so floaty and fuzzy that the seam pretty much gets swallowed up. I really like it, and now want another one!
I’ve pulled out the fingering weight 10 stitch and have been picking away at it, a little at a time.
I’m doing a barley light, and finished a worsted barley. I dont know what my thing with hays is, but right now, I want them!
Today, today is suddenly feeling busy! I have to mow the backyard one final time, I want to go to a museum an hour away to see an exhibit of Vietnam war photos, taken by local vets, and I want to work on metallurgy. This one isnt as fun as I thought it would be, but it needs to be finished…soon.
I finally realized why I’m not thrilled with it…the lace border is not intuitive or balanced. And that bugs the s**t out of me! It will be pretty, but it bugs me, and I’m happy it’s not mine!
Last Monday I went to the beach to see this happen…