Sunday Stitchin’: Block and Tackle Edition

The last sleeve was finished yesterday morning! But we’re not done yet… Before this is wearable, I need to block the garment to help set the shape. The fiber is wool, so I prefer to lay it out and pin it down to the dimensions specified in the pattern, then fire up the garment steamer…

Sunday Stitchin’: Arms Race

If I were a one-armed, knitter, I could call this project done: Of course, if I were a one-armed knitter, this cardigan would be taking a lot longer to finish… Just to catch you up, I completed the edge of the body of this sweater last Sunday. And kind of got caught up in the…

Sunday Stitchin’: Catch-Up Edition

Ever had one of those weeks that felt like you were scaling the Cliffs of Insanity? That was the past week for me, which is why last week’s update didn’t happen. But I had thought to snap a picture before the insanity stuff happened, only the subsequent post didn’t materialize. So, here’s how the sweater…

Sunday Stitchin’ – Rocking my Dory Mantra

“Just keep stitching, just keep stitching…” was where we left off last week (quoth the Dory in “Finding Nemo”). And as we wrap up another week? Steadily stitching, I’ve made it to the point in the pattern where we start adding a little silhouette shaping to the piece. About 8 rows away from setting up…

Sunday Stitchin’ (one day late)

I’ll just beg holiday weekend brain. And a drive home from the cabin last night that had most of us sitting dazed in the living room or in bed asleep. So, here’s the first of the weekly updates on the September sweater I’m working on. Pattern: Zephyr, by Tori Gurbisz (offered by Lachesis & Co.)…