I know I'm no Alice, but I have slain the Jabberwocky. And by slain, I mean I finished knitting it. The yarn is so yummy - Madeline Tosh Wren. It's 50% Merino wool and 50% silk. It's incredibly soft and the color, "Glazed Pecan," is lovely. Tanis did a great job of designing the pattern, though there were a couple confusing points. At the end of the 13th repeat I thought I was at the wrong end for picking up the stitches on the flat edge. When I realized that I had to bind off the side, it all worked out. I probably could've done a couple more rows on the flat side, but I didn't want to chance running out of yarn.
Last night I started my sock class. I didn't realize it, but it's a four-week class. I've got homework to do the leg down to the heel. I might see if I can do a little more of it so that I can be ahead. The things I don't know how to do are the heel turn and the foot shaping. I'm happy to be using my beautiful Miss Babs Yummy in Roan Mountain Morning.
I also took a chance and decided to take a chance and filled out a fair isle pattern. It's going to be a base of blue with white. The detail on the back of the hand will be the Yankee Stadium facade and the NY symbol. The palm will be pinstripes. I've got a couple other things I want to finish before casting on, but I've got the yarn all ready! :)
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