My Pink Chuck

February 18, 2015By Andi

It’s all done! I finished my Chuck by the deadline for the Selfish Sweater KAL, but it was still damp from being washed and blocked, so modeled pictures had to wait. I knit the pattern exactly as written using the recommended yarn, so I don’t have a ton to say about it. I’m really happy … Read More

Binding Off Knit-Wise Vs. In 1×1 Rib

February 9, 2015By Andi

I’m really close to finishing my Chuck. I just need to redo a bind-off and weave in the ends. Since I accidentally did the bind-off wrong on a sleeve, I thought it’d be a good chance to show you the difference between binding off knit-wise and binding off in pattern when you’re working with 1×1 … Read More

Check Your Work

February 2, 2015By Andi

Today’s blog post was going to be about how I didn’t do nearly as much knitting this weekend as I planned to, but as I was picking out pictures for this blog post I started thinking, “Huh, that sleeve cap looks really weird.” I looked at my knitting from a distance and saw that it … Read More

Sleeve #1 and KAL News

January 26, 2015By Andi

I got my first sleeve off the needles! My pink Chuck is coming along nicely, although now it’s on hold while I quickly knit up a hat. I need my 5mm needles with a 16 inch cable for my hat projects, and I don’t own very many duplicate needles. Not having duplicates means that I … Read More

Almost Complete Cables

January 14, 2015By Andi

I spent a lot of my weekend working on my pink Chuck. I was trying to get all of the cabled section completed, and although I didn’t do quite that much, I’m getting close! My plan was to power through the cables so I could get to the plain ribbing and sleeves as soon as … Read More