This one deserved its very own post. The Swirl sweater is done! I finished it about a month ago after taking a break from it for about a month. So, three months of my life invested in this project, and I am thrilled with the results. It started off as a huge oval ... ... … Continue reading Flurry of finished objects – part three (the final)
I'm sad to say that I don't yet have a finished object to share. The knitting part is done on the Swirl, but now comes all the tedious weaving in of ends. I've already put more than three hours into this endeavor, and I don't think I'm quite half way through. There are loads of ends. … Continue reading Naknicromo day 21: Share your progress!
What a day! My region is in the midst of an historic blizzard, which will result in 2 to 2 1/2 feet of snow being dumped on us by the time it winds down late tonight. This same storm brought coastal flooding and treacherous freezing rain and sleet to some areas south of me, and … Continue reading Naknicromo day 14: Share your progress!
My Swirl had been coming along wonderfully - but then I ran out of yarn in one of my colorways. My local yarn shop where I'm doing the knit-along doesn't have any more, and the producer is out as well, so I'm left with a conundrum: wait until my LYS can get more once the producer has … Continue reading Naknicromo day 7: Share your progress!
Last month I started a knit-along to make a "Swirl" sweater. The Swirl is the brainchild of Sandra McIver, whose gorgeous book knit, Swirl! contains four different sweater constructions, with multiple patterns for each construction. The sweater is knit in the round for the most part, starting from the outside and working inward. This creates a roughly … Continue reading My Swirl-along