Friday, September 4, 2015

Finish on Friday

Insouciant is finished!  I did finish in time for the Camp Loopy 3 deadline.  Whew!  I got a quick lesson on the mattress stitch (Thank you, Eve!--it makes sense now).  I picked up the stitches and knit the neck on Monday.  Three times!!!  The first time I had two noticeable holes in the front where I picked up stitches.  The second time I picked up tooo many stitches and had a lettuce-like wavy neckline.  The third time was the charm.  I am really excited about it and need to start planning another one.

Now I can pick up my Boxy and start knitting on it again.  I forgot how much I like the feel of the fabric.  Still have 6" to knit before I start the sleeves on it.

Remind me next year NOT to start Camp Loopy.  It is a lot of fun, and the chatter does encourage me to get things knitted, but I have neglected so many things this summer that I wanted to sew and knit.

This week at work we had a two day training session.  The trainer brought lots of multi-colored pipe cleaners so people could fidget while she was talking, instead of sleeping or looking at their phones.  So I knitted baby hats!  Finished a hat each day and paid attention the entire time.  If it had been a longer class I would have started Christmas knitting!


  1. Your sweater is beautiful and looks great on you! How nice that you can knit during training sessions. It makes the time doubly productive!

  2. Wonderful job with the sweater it really fits you nice!!