Finished Manhattan

Pattern: Manhattan from Noro: Pure Modifications: Stairstepped the shoulders, used 3 needle bind-off. The increases for the sleeves were too abrupt, which I adjusted for in seaming. Needles: US 7 and 6 Addi Turbos (6 for ribbing), US 4 for neckline Yarn: 9.5 skeins of Noro Cashmere Island in 14 Date Started: December 3, 2008 [...]

Manhattan progress

The right front is done, the fronts attached with 3-needle bind off, and the body is blocking: In all of my Noro zen, I didn’t realize that the tops of the fronts actually match. Oops. :P I’m actually almost done with the first sleeve, so I’m on track for having this done before the end [...]

And the knitting continues

We dodged the ice storm, so not only are there no trees down in my area (thank goodness), I haven’t felt the air of superiority when our generator gives us electricity when the block has none. Seriously, though, we’re very lucky – all we got was a lot of rain. My co-worker who rented out [...]

Manhattan back finished

Progress is being made – I finished the back of Manhattan. I still have a list of things that have to be blocked – there are way more WIPs on Ravelry than are actually currently being worked. I haven’t even cast on for another pair of socks – the Boteh scarf (almost finished) has been [...]

New starts

I started the Boteh scarf (Rav link) on Monday, and have been kind of obsessed ever since: It’s already Lani sized – and it actually goes well with her, too. :P Using Claudia’s Handpainted in Blueberry Toast. Of course, this isn’t on my list of goals. :P I’ve also started a sweater – Manhattan from [...]