Friday, May 25, 2007
Although Shirley and I are thinking of calling this the "Should not Make Cardigan" instead of the "Must Have Cardigan", progress is coming along. I think the concern revolves around the size. It is probably my inexperience, but I am just not sure how to measure. If I toss it down and measure it completely relaxed, it is 19" across the back (rather than the 22 it should be -- I am hoping for 20") If I touch it, and measure again, it is a different dimension. So ... who knows what size it will be after blocking. I am on gauge when I did my stockinette stitch gauge. But, with the these twists and turns.... We'll see. I think it will fit whatever size it is, I just wanted a little extra roominess. I am glad that I added a few stitches, as I obviously needed them!!
I would love to start a nice, friendly, relaxing, pair of socks right about now, but fear that it will be the start of the demise of this sweater. So - I plan to cast on the fronts later today. I think I will (again) follow Shirley's lead and knit them both at the same time. Would be great, if it works.... Wonder what type of a disaster I can create with two balls of yarn going at once... I can only imagine....!!