I made slow progress yesterday and really did not get any weaving done. I am trying to finish some cardigans for my friends little girls (Emily and Sarah). Their grandma knit them matching cardigans. My job is sewing them together and doing the ribbing and duplicate stitch. Then I am making their American Girl dolls matching cardigans and finishing off with matching plaid skirts for all. It is a lot faster to dress a doll than a child. The finishing of one cardigan took me all day and part of the night last night. I just have to add red french knots and I will be finished with one. I hope to cut out the skirts today and finish the ribbing on the other. Usually, I do not mind finishing a sweater, but after working with lace weight alpaca and Lacey Lamb merino, the acrylic feels like coarse straw. I usually am not a yarn snob. Acrylic is most acceptable for a child's cardigan, but I am becoming a pampered yarn diva. I can't wait to show you a photo of one set completed. Maybe tomorrow........................
Here is a picture of a slice of my Lacey Lamb Square Sampler Shawl. When my son gets time to help his technologically challenged mom, I will put the charts on the web for anyone to download.
Here is a picture of my new needles in use!!!!!!! To some the colors are distracting, but in my old age, I gravitate to color. Also, they make my pale yarn more visible.
This is my latest book. These are exquisite, heirloom Christening sets to make. I hope to do a book next year in knitted ones. I plan on knitting one in size 10 crochet cotton and one in Jagger Spun Zephyr Wool Silk 2/18.
Well, kid's cardigans are calling me.