No, I’m not channeling Dr Nick. He was just in my head and well, I had to write it or pay the consequences of my brain possibly going on strike trying to think of some other catchy or witty title. Not that you should be expecting witty from me.
My weekend away was freakin’ good. We did nothing. Or rather, I didn’t do anything. Husbeast couldn’t help himself and worked a bit. I on the other hand took all that time to knit and spin. Which is good because that gives me blogging fodder.
At some point I’ll pry it off of her for more photos. I pretty much followed the pattern as written and it’s fun. Really fun, even in garter stitch (which normally bugs me). The only change was that I didn’t add on the 10 stitches for back fullness. I don’t know if I’d make one with longer arms. This one is a perfect vest/springy type garment and it just looks cute the way it is. I need to dig out some chunky yarn and make another for the fall.
The next sweater is for 7goingon20. Together we decided it will be a striped Tomten jacket:
The decision has been to do Cranberry Red Wool Ease for 5 ridges and then one ridge alternating Ella Rae Amity in Purple and Orange. I’m hoping that I get this “right” and she loves it as soon as it’s off the needles.