I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving day with family and friends. May we remember those who have less. Sharing what we have is a blessing to others, not only lifting them but us as well. I hope we can all find ways to bless the lives of others.
The color in this picture is not showing as colorful as it is, it’s a white with lots of colors (lavender, green, pink and purple running through it, sigh, I’m not a good photographer). I used the same yarn and needle sizes that I used on the other Flax sweater . You can see the color a little better on the hat . I love the construction on this sweater and it’s a free pattern. Knitting these small sweaters is pretty fast and addictive. But you can knit larger ones, the sizing goes up to 4XL.
Trying to shake another cold, so sick (pun intended :P) and tired of catching stuff, ugh. No choir Christmas singing for me this year because it has wrecked my voice for the next month or so, makes me so sad :(.
For our Military, who have given service and sacrificed for our freedom!
I would like to take a moment to thank all those veterans who fought in the various wars and “police actions” for our freedom. Thank you for your service, and thank you to your families for allowing you to do that.
I would also like to thank my Dad, who is also a Veteran!
Happy Belated Birthday Dad. I didn’t forget (hope you got your birthday card in time), I just haven’t been on line much this past week. Hoping you had a very happy birthday!!!
Well, it is finished, you can read more about the yarn and needles in the previous post. I will have to figure out what to do to keep the stitches that I am holding for the sleeves (the sweater is knit in one piece, love that!) to keep them from getting too tight while they sit there waiting their turn to be knit. If anyone has more experience in how to keep hold stitches from getting too tight please let me know. You can see the little line where I took them off the yarn that was holding them for later use. I know my friend’s daughter won’t mind, she will just be tickled to get a hand knit sweater for her baby. I was knitting the newborn to 6 month size but it turned out larger than I thought it would, 6 month to 1 year. But babies grow fast and better to turn up the sleeve cuff and the baby be able to wear it all winter than not. I think I will knit another one to match the hat I made for my friends little one. 🙂 FO for my non knitting friends is a knitting term that means finished object :).
Started another charity hat (my mindless knitting that also helps others). I’ll post a picture of it, or my progress of it, in a few days. I also need to get to work on the spinning I’m working on, which was going to be toward the wedding shawl I am going to knit for a family member. I made this same family member a hat a couple of years ago and she lost the hat sometime this past summer (long story, wasn’t her fault honest), and she has requested, with a ton of apologies, another hat just like it, so the spin will now be for that. So hat first then shawl. There is always a never ending list of things to knit, and as long as they space themselves out it’s all good :).