Monday, February 10, 2014
Back to a little basics
Mittens are fun, but like socks and boot toppers...two are required to make a pair. Sigh. I have to make one more of these, but I decided to do something that would require a little less attention though out. I don't like to have multiple projects going, but I started some boot toppers that I thought would be a little more mindless and adaptable to doing while game playing.
I learned a new cast on. The book I am using calls it a cable cast on. It's stretchy and stylish and I will probably use it for a while. It is similar to the knit on cast on which I have been using for most things lately. Instead of knitting though the last stitch, one knits between the last two stitches to create the loop for the next cast on. I had no idea that describing and writing about knitting would be so difficult. I have trouble mastering the perfection required to make suitable looking garments and accessories. Describing and writing about knitting takes that perfection to a whole new level. Kudos to knitting book editors and authors.