Tuesday, January 08, 2008
bean's my knitting coach. i've known how to knit for a long, long time (as in, i can make a "knit" stitch. i can make a long, long, endless scarf, for example. i've made many of them in my life, but i've never finished a single one). finally, i am determined to complete a project and figure out enough about this knitting stuff so that i can fix mistakes. at this point, i need bean's help for this -- if i mess something up, i generally pull the whole thing apart and start over again, but she's one of those expert knitters who can examine the stitches and see just what happened and how to fix it.
anyway, bean knitted miss gliss some lovely armwarmers for christmas, from a book i gave her for her birthday, one-skein wonders. i was inspired (plus my arms were chilly), so i'm working on these navy blue arm warmers -- i finished one! i kind of messed up the thumb hole, but it's close enough to perfect for me! now to attempt to get the second one to more or less resemble the first...