In conclusion

I'm not admitting defeat, I am just concluding that the Heather Sweater isn't what I want to work on right now. I've been having to force myself to pick it up and doing pretty much anything I can think of that helps me to ignore it. Enough is enough, I need to take a break…

My undoing

I hope you didn't come along in the expectation that you'd be reading about a finished object, because if you did you're going to be disappointed. I've chosen a title - "My undoing" - which works on two levels. First is the level in the photo: a pile of unravelled yarn and a sleeve without…

Bits and pieces

These are the bits (or pieces) of my Heather Sweater, ready for assembly. I'm unsure about the sleeve caps, but it will be easy enough to alter them if needed. Tomorrow I will start constructing the garment and, I hope, get a move on with the neckband which I'm considering crocheting. The pattern calls for…

Spock Bear is knitting

Knittin’ in the morning sunI’ll still be knittin’ when the evening comesWith my apologies to Mr. Spock and to Otis Reading, both of whom deserve better I’ve had to draft Spock Bear in to help me with the Heather Sweater! I thought I might be able to properly capture the wool colour better from afar,…

Current stitches, future stitches

A back, a front, one sleeve, and two swatches I haven't worked anything like the amount on my Heather Sweater that I had intended which just goes to prove that, no matter how much you tell yourself you're going to knit, it only works if you stop playing digital jigsaws on your computer and start…