Friday, November 2, 2007

In which J. takes a break with stocking stitch

I know that sometimes we like to challenge ourselves with our knitting. We take on projects that are complicated with pages of charts for lace or cables. I myself have develped quite the obsession with lace.

For November, however, I have decided to dedicate myself to projects that are mostly stocking stitch. You know, go back to my roots as it were. I'm working on some plain socks that shall remain under wraps until Christmas.

I'm also working on the Tangled Yoke Cardigan. Now, I know you're thinking to yourself that this sweater obviously has some cable work, it's in the title. While that may be true, I am going to have to work through many thousands of stitches in either a garter rib (which is all right side knitting and wrong side k2,p2) or simple stocking stitch.

Note my progress.

If I happen to finish this project and have some November leftover, I think I'll whip up this little number. My yarn has just come in from Knitpicks and is the same color as the sweater above. (The intended recipients are different. ) Also stocking stitch with some simple shaping. Lovely.

I'm sure December will find me knitting cables or lace again. This month, however, I am taking a break.


T. said...

I need to take a break from stocking stitch - I can't wait to get back to the Hanami.

The Tangled yoke is looking lovely!

andi said...

Looks like some good TV knitting.