Friday, 15 February 2008
Happy knitting day
I was a happy camper the other night, staying up until 1am to finish one of the pieces on my Sunrise Circle Jacket.
When I picked up my knitting that evening, I was so close to finishing the left front that I just had to get to the bind off.
Then of course I wanted to make sure that the back and front pieces were going to go together properly, so I had to finish the last few rows of the back. I had left them because I was agonising about whether the back was going to be too long for me, and wondering whether I should be knitting the front in a smaller size, yada yada.
I laid the pieces out flat on the floor and they are looking good!
Here --------------> the two raglan edges are butted up against each other. Above I have laid the front on top of the back and folded the sleeve so I could measure the length of the sleeve from neck to wrist.
The sleeve may be a little longer than I'd like, even though I omitted the 1.5 inches of straight knitting that the pattern instructions stated after the sleeve shaping was finished. I won't really know until it's all sewn together.
I have cast on for the right sleeve and I'm looking forward to getting this finished soon.