To quote my philosophising brother.
The weather is truly atrocious (there has been flooding all over the north of England and in the south, too), the light is non-existent and as a result the following photos aren’t going to be winning any awards!
Slow but steady progress has been made and I’ve finished the back and made a start on the right front (just that, the other sleeve, the collar to go and some sort of treatment for the fronts)
Nothing photo-worthy (my newly acquired Wimbledon-addiction means I haven’t really been working on it) but I’m now up to the gusset increases.
Oh, and don’t make a mistake in the cable only to discover it the row later. I learnt how to re-cross cables from deliberately dropped stitches and I learnt fast.
Mystery Stole 3:
Some people (hate you) finished the first clue on the day it came out.
I’m pacing myself.
Up to row 90
I’ve made several mistakes in the pattern, I wasn’t applying the beads properly (no idea what I was doing having never knit with them before so I just winged it) and it’s taking me ages. However, it’s all staying because I can live with it.
Thanks for the comments to yesterday’s post. I’m feeling slightly better today having taken it easier on purpose, but it’s very strange for me because summer is usually my best season (winter being the absolute worst).
Maybe it’s a delayed hangover from the series finale of Doctor Who. No spoilers for those in other countries but, ooooohhhhh boy! It was a goodie!
Project Spectrum: Red.
I’m knitting “Wren” to coincide with PS Red, but I’ve also been eating red:
Raspberries, left, and strawberries, right.
Click for mucho-big (originals are 2048 x 1536 pixels wide and the “Large” size is 1024 x 768).