Archive for January, 2003

Nick nack google whack

Thursday, January 30th, 2003

Oh my gosh. I found a googlewhack. This may be my first. Google Search: texas yarn wool bulverde A Googlewhack, incidentally, is a search on which returns only one link.

Starting the front

Tuesday, January 28th, 2003

It’s starting to look a little more sweater-like. Here’s a couple of rows forming the front of the sweater: Also, I discovered a nicer way to photograph the wool. If I turn off the flash on my camera and use some natural side-lighting, you get a much better view of the patterns. I like this […]

Directions, directions, directions

Sunday, January 26th, 2003

Oy vey. It’s 11:30 PM and I’m getting ready for bed. I would normally post my progress here, but most of what I did today has to be undone. You see, I followed the directions for my main sweater by picking up 49 stitches on each shoulder saddle (I finished both shoulder saddles today) and […]

The Juice Sweater

Tuesday, January 21st, 2003

I missed the Yarn Barn knitting circle last week because I was in Hunt with my mom and stepdad. I made a little bit of progress on the Aran sweater, but not enough to warrant another photo. Instead, I got started on a sweater that I’m going to call the Juice Sweater. It’s for Kelly’s […]

Three Hats

Wednesday, January 15th, 2003

I try to keep busy with other projects besides the sweater. Hats are really nice because they are very simple and I can do them without hardly thinking about it. I decided it would be nice to keep a stash of hats on hand to use a presents for people who are really nice to […]

Following the pattern

Sunday, January 12th, 2003

I’ve finished the first shoulder saddle and started on the second one. Yesterday I went to the Yarn Barn for the third straight Saturday to work on my sweater project. Kelly accompanied me for the first time to get some more yarn for a scarf she’s working on for her mom. She claims to be […]

First Steps

Thursday, January 9th, 2003

This is the first step in making a sweater. Well, not exactly. There are a bunch of preliminary steps. In no particular order, you should: learn the difference between a knit stitch and a purl stitch learn how to knit in the round on both circular and double-pointed needles knit with synthetics, cotton and wool […]