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Where in the world did the month go?

By Blogger Mary, at 3:59 PM  

When it's just Not Right, and you love what you're making, isn't it grand to be able to edit and retouch? Especially on the Glorious KipFee!

By Blogger Jane, at 6:15 AM  

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Wednesday, January 31, 2007  

No photos today. I finished the back, working in 3 sets of short rows and decreasing 6 more stitches in the center of the back, but my knitting is just too sloppy looking. The stitches are big and loose – blame it on those purls, though I think the weight of the sweater added to the tension shift as well as my own uncertainty about what I wanted to do math/wise. But I’m confident I did good knitting-math and will rip it and re-knit on smaller needles, just to be sure I have nice snug stitches.

I also wish I’d done one more trick when doing those end row decreases. I wish I’d wrapped the other color (in my case, the Yellow) around the yarn I was using to knit those end decreases. There is really too much space between the yellow stripe and the brown. Not enough of a space to justify ripping, because I do NOT want to purl in stranded colorwork any more than I have to. But I may just sit down with a needle tip and snug everything up one stitch at a time. More tedious, but more likely to be successful too.

Happy knitting to you! Happy January 31 as well!

posted by Bess | 9:56 AM
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