Monday, May 21, 2018

Makers' Monday

I'm going to have to send my husband out of town while I stay home and eat nothing but cake more often.  I got so much knitting done last week!

Knitting a modified So Faded sweater with Knit Pick's Hawthorne yarn
So Faded Sweater

The body of my So Faded sweater is almost finished. 

The sweater is a little big.  Cough, cough.  Someone may have failed to gauge swatch before casting on.  But I think it will be okay with a few modifications.  I decreased a few stitches a couple of times and I've decided to do a split hem to avoid that blousy (blousey?? Spellcheck won't tell me.) look at the bottom.  I think I'm going to be very happy with it.  The loose style will look a lot better on me than a fitted sweater anyway.  I'm going to have to figure out something for the sleeves, but I'll deal with them once the body if finished.

So, I need to find somewhere to send my spouse this week.  Got a spare room?

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  1. Wow, you did get a lot of knitting done! Isn't it funny how husbands get in the way with knitting? You'd think they'd sit quietly and/or do their own things, but apparantly husbands need some attention too ;-)
    Nope, no spare room here. And no time for another husband either.
    But maybe you're on to something: husbands keeping each other entertained, while wifes keep knitting. Must find a knitting friend with a nice husband...

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    1. I think he suspects something fishy is going on because I suggested (rather strongly) that he go play golf today. A new playmate for him sounds like a good idea though.

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  2. Can he build things? Like quilt ladders? Or refinish furniture? If so, I'll take him! LOL

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    1. We've got to work something out because yes, he's a home builder. He should be able to build a quilt ladder. Getting him to build a quilt ladder is a totally different thing but... :)

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  3. Hahaha...I'm looking forward to mine vacating the house for a couple of days this upcoming holiday weekend. Hoping/planning for lots of knitting and/or sewing time!! You did get so much done on your sweater. those colors keep calling me....

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    1. :) Thanks! I'm Loving how the colors in this sweater have blended together. I'm so happy with it!

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  4. gauge? what is that? ha ha, I do that all the time, that is why I knit repeatedly with the same yarns cuz I know my gauge and then don't have to do that part.

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    1. Me too! It's also why I tend to knit shawls and scarves instead of sweaters.

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