I didn’t do much knitting this week, and my tan tank sweater is still in more or less the same shape it was in last week. My goal in this photo is to show you the sweater’s texture, which I describe as something between pleasantly-and-trendily-scrunchy and full-of-uneven-stitches-totally-unacceptable-from-a-twenty-year-veteran-knitter. Honestly, I have no idea how this sweater will look when it comes off needles. I’ve been telling myself that the scrunchiness will work itself out when the sweater is worn (and is therefore being pulled down by gravity) and the rows of stitches will straighten themselves out, but the yarn is SO lightweight that this may not happen. I am considering sewing some beads to the bottom of the sweater in hopes of heightening this effect. We’ll see.
I’m reading all kinds of things, as usual, but the book I’m enjoying most right now is A Clash of Kings. Just like Game of Thrones, it took about 200 pages to get off the ground and has finally gotten good.
Happy Wednesday to all! As usual, Yarn Along is hosted by Ginny on her blog, Small Things.
Blocking is magical! I think it will all work out in the end.
Thanks – I hope so!
I think the sweater looks lovely, and I like the scrunchiness 🙂 Of course I have no idea how it will look either, but I am sure that it will work out! And I agree – blocking 🙂
Thanks! I should be able to put in some serious time on it this weekend. There is definitely some blocking in my future.
I really like the color of your sweater. I always think my knitting looks so uneven and then I block it and magically it looks perfectly even, with most yarns, that is. Hope yours works out because it’s really a pretty texture!
Clash of Kings and Storm of Swords are the best. SO many goings on. Storm of Swords is lightning paced the whole way through. 🙂 Nice sweater.
Thanks! I’m looking forward to Storm of Swords.
Be prepared to chuck the book across the room. 🙂 Happy reading!
That yarn seems like it was made to go with that book! I gave up on Clash of Kings. Maybe I didn’t hit that 200 page mark.
I can easily imagine giving up on The
I can easily imagine giving up on Clash of Kings un the first 200 pages! People tell me Storm of Swords doesn’t take do long to get going. We’ll see…
The colour and texture are lovely and I’m sure it’ll work out. A wash and some blocking should do the trick. I know it did for one of my recent projects, which looked similar before its final wash. 😉
Thanks — that’s encouraging!