WIP Wednesday

WIP Wednesday

Leading off with the most progress in the past 7 days is the Honeybee Cardigan:

As of 8th April 2015. Pocket opening.
As of 8th April 2015. Pocket opening.

And a better look at the 3 lace panels in the centre back:

It helps now I've memorised the lace pattern!
It helps now I’ve memorised the lace pattern!

The Birch Stole plods on (although it’s now getting tricky to photograph it all):

Progress on the Birch Stole is steady.
Progress on the Birch Stole is steady.

Look at the size of the remaining yarn to get an idea of how much I’ve done since last week.

And I managed 4 rows on the Advent Calendar Stole last night (there’s an awful 3-into-9 increase that slowed me right down):

Row counter provides "proof" of the 4 rows I've completed!
Row counter provides “proof” of the 4 rows I’ve completed!
Advertisements
WIP Wednesday

WIP Wednesday

Short but sweet today.

I’m about to rip the heel out on the second Jules sock for the third time (I didn’t take notes when I did the first heel – bad knitter), so no photo-progress of that.

The Birch stole has had another tier added:

This is what it looks like when it's not all pinned out.
This is what it looks like when it’s not all pinned out.

But the most progress has come on the Honeybee Cardigan:

honeybee_wip_01Apr2015
Total progress (oof, those sleeves need blocking)

Here’s the maths planning I did to get the lace panels in the right places:

I may have used a calculator (just to double-check my figures, obviously. I still have my pride!)
I may have used a calculator (just to double-check my figures, obviously. I still have my pride!)

Well, that wasn’t very short, was it? Moving on ….

UFO Tuesday

UFO Tuesday

First, a quick refresh of the memory.
Here’s where I started with the Birch stole two weeks ago:

14 days ago ...
14 days ago …

And here’s where I’m up to now:

Birch entrelac stole, almost at the half way point.
Birch entrelac stole, almost at the half way point.

I’m going to go ahead and add this to my WIP pile since I have now memorised the lace pattern (and almost memorised the side triangles).

So, I now have a vacancy in the “UFO slot”. Please welcome the Iznik I Heart You shawl:

I Heart Iznik shawl status as of 31st March 2015
Iznik, I Heart You shawl status as of 31st March 2015. Terrible photo.

Terrible photo, but you get the idea! It’s lace knitting with beads so it is not TV-knitting. This is “Sitting bolt upright in a chair with good lighting and maybe a podcast on but absolutely no TV” knitting.  Hence the UFO status!

We shall see whether the next 7 days can add to my progress on this potentially-lovely piece of knitting…

UFO Tuesday

UFO Tuesday

Well, now I have the lace pattern memorised (the side triangles trip me up sometimes) I’m fair motoring along.

At the start of this UFO week the Birch entrelac stole looked like this:

Seven days ago ...
Seven days ago …

And it now looks like this:

Progress as of Monday night.
Progress as of Monday night.

Bam!
I’m going to keep going on this for another week, see if I can make it to the half way point (finishing the first ball of yarn).

UFO Tuesday

UFO Tuesday

This is where I started with the Rainbow Changes Shetland Stole two weeks ago

Stole progress from before UFO Tuesday was implemented.
Stole progress from before UFO Tuesday was implemented.

And here’s where I’m leaving it today

Not a great deal of progress but still ...
Not a great deal of progress but still …

in favour of this

birch stole wip1

The Birch entrelac stole. There wasn’t a Ravelry project page for this and the only reference I can find to it on my blog is this “Wall of Shame” post from February last year. Oh, well!