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Tuesday, January 16, 2007

the queen is in the corner

but she isn't counting her money.
the queen is in time out.
look here, the needles have returned home, and a sleeve is started.
knit knit, hmm, looks a little large. i changed the rate of decrease, as i want the sleeves to be 2 1/2 inches longer than marina.
measure with marina, ack, the sleeve is too big.
rip rip start over using the every 4th row decrease.
knit knit knit, the bloody new sleeve still looks too big!
measure again, the sleeve needs 8 stitches narrower than what i have.
raja says, "you woke me up for this?"
"i think not."
a 2 x2 rib noro scarf sounds really good right about now...


Blogger Pixiepurls said...

awe such a cute kitty, thats great you are keeping persistant on that sweater. It will be so pretty when it's done!

11:17 AM  
Blogger Laurie said...

The brain sometimes has to rest. Third time will be the charm.

11:18 AM  
Anonymous Beth S. said...

I wonder what's up? It might be because you are using the Hebridean instead of the yarn you're used to using for Fair Isle... that seems as good a guess as any.

3:01 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

That cat is too much! I feel your pain with the queen. I hope it's third time lucky for you.

3:56 PM  
Blogger Spinny Bunt said...

It would make a very nice sweater vest. ; )
I want that cat. Spike needs a cohort.

9:03 PM  
Blogger Leslie Shelor said...

Wow, that is a gorgeous little sweater! Hope it all works out!

1:31 PM  
Blogger jenknits said...

ack, the curse of the sleeve. Good luck getting past that!

2:06 PM  
Blogger Romi said...

It's gorgeous though! And the kitty is so completely adorable!

11:25 PM  
Anonymous anmiryam said...

The Queen may be tempramental, but she is stunning and worthy of worship. You'll get her under your control and then? Then you will rule the world! Bwahhaaa....

11:18 AM  
Blogger anne said...

it's still awesome vanessa! i really admire stranded knitting and i hardly ever do any . . .

12:45 AM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

Your kitty is bigger than my dog! What a stretch!

9:35 AM  
Blogger cindy said...

What a beautie!!! I've got to follow your lead and finish RONA!!!!

9:49 AM  

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