Remember how I said I was going to knit an entire sweater over the past two weeks? Well, I didn’t. I did manage to get the back of the sweater fully finished, though:
So that’s something.
I didn’t end up watching much of the competition because NBC requires that you log in to their website through your cable provider to watch the replays of the events. I was trying to watch online because I don’t have a cable provider, so that didn’t work out so well.
I also had something else sneak its way into my work schedule as well – blankets! Two baby blankets to be exact. One out of a fluffy, bulky yarn:
and the other out of a light, lace yarn:
It doesn’t look like it in the picture, but this one if also going to be a square. It is just gathered on the circular needle right now.
The first one was fairly easy to create. I kept the pattern in my head/made it up as I went. Lace, on the other hand, well…
That took a bit more planning – and paper.
I finally managed to puzzle out a good chart. Well, several charts used together:
I am chugging along at it. I’m hoping to be able to have enough of the yarn left over to make matching hats. Lace yarn really does go a long way.
Ever get sidetracked in the middle of a project by a bigger project? What did you do while watching the Olympics this time around?