Emma curls up while I knit. How sweet.
As is her way, she naps on this particular bed in a slightly guilty slumber, because not only has she only recently been allowed up on this bed ~ which was mine before moving in with Jeff ~ but it’s the only piece of house furniture she’s allowed on. Well, wait, that’s excluding her own chair in the main room, (and mind you , she has three full-sized dog beds in the house as well ! ) There seems to be a theme elsewhere in the knitterly community in which I virtually pack around with, as I was reading another knitter’s blog I found a coincidence that a very similar beast was keeping company somewhere up North, the companion of Celtic Cast-On !
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So the finishing is taking place ( binding off here) with Nieces’ Spring Sweater Tee’s.
How unlikely for me, this near neon mass of knitted color !
But kids, you know, they love color and they love intense shades.
Learning curve: Absurdly it’s taken me three times (each) to knit the neck applying a new technique of short-row shaping around the whole neckline, 2/2 rib , and binding off , to get the ‘tee’ neckline shape that I want. It didn’t help that I just kept changing my mind. Learned plenty, and made notes ! Just have to weave in the ends and wash & block. Then I can take photos of them modelling the sweaters, which is by far the best part of the whole thing. This year they’ll be ready ahead of time !
awww Boston and Molly only wish they got to sleep on my bed hehehhe
Can’t wait to see those sweaters.
They are so pretty! and so is your home and your dog!
Lots of colour going on with these sweaters – they are lookin’ good! And ahead of time? You’re smokin’, girl!
Dying to see the whole thing!!!! Learning a ton from knitting a neck is golden, priceless. You never cease to amaze me, Jen. 😀