Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Another day of posting. I see other bloggers posting daily all year long. Not thinking I would be able to do that. I do enjoy doing it for a month but sheesh............365 days in a row? Nope, not happening.
Yesterday, I wanted to get the heel on my other sock completed. Here is what happened:
Mission accomplished! Now on to the foot. Thank goodness I have made these socks before and can look at the other ones to see how many repeats of the pattern I need before the toe starts. I should probably mark that down on the pattern this time, huh.
This morning I was looking at the Advent scarf ribbing I had completed last weekend. I just was not happy with it. It seemed too loose. Even though it measured the proper width, it still seemed a bit sloppy. Pulling out my US size 5 needles, I decided to work it again. The original size I used was US size 6. There is only .25mm difference between the two sizes but take a look at the difference in the ribbing.
The bottom fabric has much better stitch definition, right? The thought of going down to a US size 4 has crossed my mind but, that would make the width quite a bit smaller. I will stay with the US size 5 (3.75 mm) for now.
The rest of today will see me going to the grocery store to get some breakfast food for the Grand Daughter as she has several sleep overs coming up in the next few weeks. There is food to be vacuum sealed, a dishwasher to unload and dinner to be cooked. There will be some down time in there for knitting and puzzle working too. There still has not been any decluttering done. That may have to wait until the start of December.
Hubby is out trimming our bushes in the front yard so we can get our Christmas lights out this weekend. I plan on getting the tree up as well as the Nativity sets. It will be nice to return from our trip and walk into a decorated home.
Until next time.............happy crafting!