Welcome ZGBC!

September 19, 2009

I finished the baby blanket in plenty of time for the baby’s arrival:
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The stitch pattern turned out to be easy to do, reversible and very nice with this cotton:
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When I finished it, I had some help to try it on –
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Then it was washed, dried, and mailed to Pittsburgh.

Baby ZGBC came last week and is the third-cutest little boy EVER!

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Maybe-Have Cardigan

September 19, 2009

I started the “Must Have Cardigan” from the Paton’s booklet “Street Smart.”
These are the 2 sleeves:
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I have learned to only knit on this project when I’m by myself and not multitasking. When I try to talk to someone and knit, a skill I usually do quite well, I forget to turn a cable or something and end up ripping back a row (or more).

I haven’t knit this type of cardigan for many years, and I’m enjoying the texture. I’m calling it Maybe-Have instead of Must-Have since it won’t be done for a couple of months. The wool is vintage Bernat Sesame.