I’ve almost finished this sweater, the first one I’ve ever knit. It only lacks buttons. I haven’t liked any of the ones I have or have seen locally so I’m going to look when we’re in Huntsville in a few days. I have to get some yarn anyway (see more on that below).
(I added a little knit hat to the sweater. I’d like to make some longies and socks to match too.)
Ah, my problem child. I like this yarn and this pattern but for some reason the sides are not coming out evenly! Argh!! Also, I’ve run out of yarn for the sleeves and placket and naturally I can’t get it locally anymore. I’m going to look for this (It’s Lion Brand’s “Amazing” in the color “carnival”) when we are in a larger metro area. Worst case scenario I’ll order more online.
Still plugging away at this sleep sack, the second of two. Hopefully it will get done before the twins get here!
This blanket has been on needles since forever. I’ve gotten bored with it so I’m making myself knit two rows every time I sit down. It should be done eventually. I really like it, but I’ll like it more when it’s not hanging over my head!
And as for reading, I’ve read a lot, but the one that impressed me the most was The Kreutzer Sonata by Leo Tolstoy. I found it in “The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories”. Interestingly, it was banned both in Russia and here (and you can kind of see why). I’m going to post an excerpt from the beginning tomorrow because it seems extremely timely. Anyone else read it?