A blog about my life, knitting, and other stuff.

October 10, 2006

Me and Mrs. Zimmermann, We've Got A Thing...

Elizabeth and I have been spending loads of time together lately. Last month at the Knitters Guild meeting I borrowed Meg Swansen's Cardigan Details video and a one of the Knitting Around videos. I've been sitting and knitting my Fair Isle Yoke cardigan while watching Meg and Elizabeth knit and chat. I also got the Knitting Workshop video from the library, in which Elizabeth demonstrates all the techniques used in my sweater. It's due back tomorrow so I'm just finishing up the segment on lace knitting. It all makes me so sorry I chose to skip camp this summer.

The sweater is moving along pretty well. The yoke is slow going because I'm not a very fast two-color knitter and because I'm working on 300 stitches. But here's where I was earlier this morning.

I am very happy with my tension in two-colors on this project.

I was woken up very early this morning by my 8 year old. I tried to go back to sleep but Socktoberfest guilt was eating away at me. I lay in bed hoping to sleep but mentally casting on for my second Canal du Midi sock. I also wound yarn for the next pair of socks I want to work on. At this rate I'll be lucky to have knit one sock by the end of the month.