Monday, September 18, 2006

Finally! Gauge!

Sock Wars, look out!

I finally got gauge on a US7 set of Brittany needles. The pattern called for US5s, but I got the same gauge with 5s and 6s. I didn't even know that was possible...

I called the swatch done when I ran into a KNOT in the freakin' Rowan Cashsoft. Now that would have really peeved me if I was in the middle of my assassination and ran into a KNOT. Grrr.

So I still have exactly the same amount to finish with my sweater. Sigh. And I just remembered today that I have to block it. Duh. This is going to take a little longer than I have.

And I won't be able to get to SnB at Eastern Market this week, unfortunately. Well, it's not too bad, actually. I want to go knit, but instead, I'll Stitch and Pitch (OK, a little late for this season). Cap'n's work gave him two tickets to the Nationals vs. the Braves right around the corner from us, so that's where we're headed Wednesday evening.

The sweater is NOT going with me. Any suggestions?

I'm proud to say I only have three WIPs: the sweater, the never-ending baby blanket and the Magic Loop socks. I'm going to bet it'll be the socks...

3 comments:

Ginger said...

Socks are the only way to go for "on the go knitting"!

Sneaksleep said...

It was so nice seeing you last week; sorry to hear you won't be there this week. Still, Stitch 'n' Pitch sounds fun too. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Carrie said...

No progress on the sweater? You mean I'm still in the running? (You didn't know you were in a sweater race, did you?) :)