Wednesday, April 4, 2007

No Pictures Yet, but.....

I officially have three quick-fix projects on the needles. Two of the fulfill Project Spectrum requirements too, so I am all too eager to get them done. They are:
1. The baby bolero from One Skein. Technically, all this needs is seaming. However, I discovered last night that I would rather put sleeves into a flat piece then sew up the sides and the sleeves all in one shot. SO, I am going to rip out the body and redo it in three pieces rather than one. I guess that makes it a cardigan instead of a bolero, but with luck, it will be done by the end of the week. I cast it on on Sunday. (It's green for PS.)
2. The Opera Scarf from Blue Sky Alpacas. I had been saving this as my mindless knitting for my therapy sessions once a week, but I want to get it done. It's also green!
3. Brown Bag from this winter's issue of Knitty. This may actually take longer than a week because I am dumb and didn't order enough yarn from Knit Picks. I am going to try and sub some stuff from my stash when I run out and see what happens! I cast this one last night.
I am so excited to be a part of this, but I have to say it's making one of my crocheting friends irritable. She insists that crochet is supposed to be faster and it makes her mad to see me finish a sleeve in an hour. I keep telling her the whole sleeve is only 5" long, but that doesn't seem to console her at all. *evil grin*


casey said...

LOL... she's only half right. Crochet isn't faster if you're not a super-fast crocheter, and you're competing against a fast knitter. ;) I still crochet faster than I knit, though, which is why I tend to knit a lot of small things - stuff that a slow, impatient knitter can handle.

But this makes me wonder... can I crochet in a knit-along, or will I get kicked out? ;) Amy?

Amy said...

You can *totally* crochet, Casey. We like rebels, here. ;)

Those projects all sound fun, Tammany!