I didn’t mean to go all November with only one blog post, but it turned out to be a very busy month!
Mid-month was Knit Fit, a local knitting event, where I taught a couple of classes including Sweater Prep! We talked about swatching, ease, choosing a size, and everything you need to do to prepare to be prepared to dive into a sweater, and then we knit tiny raglan sweaters with lace panels down the back to practice. I’m thinking of breaking down some of the material I prepared and turning it into a blog series.
In the market I picked up a skein of Knit Fast Die Young in Gold Digger from Spincycle. I adore this colorway and could resist it no longer!
I got it to knit at the Game Knitting event at Knit Fit. Game Knitting is a bit like a drinking game for knitting where you have an action and you do that thing every time something happens in the movie you’re watching. I made this simple cowl, and I switched from knitting to purling and vice versus according to the events in the movie. I ended up with this chaotic, garter-stitch-like cowl.
After Knit Fit, I was busy trying to get some secrets projects done and still finish my Penelope before Thanksgiving. I managed to bind off and weave in my ends on my flight home to my parents’ house on the last day of the KAL. I just barely got it done in time. The buttons still need to be added, and the cardigan definitely needs to be blocked, but the knitting is done! I got the spend the last weekend of the month relaxing with my family, and I playing with new projects.