Ever since I taught some of my friends to knit hanging out has turned into hanging out and knitting. I was super productive all of last week and I got to the ribbing on the sleeve of my Audrey In Unst Friday night. I was really excited to post my finished sleeve on Monday, but then reality hit me. I had a really long paper due Monday and I spent my entire weekend working on it. “Whatever!” I thought, “I’ll have it finished by Wednesday!” And then I realized that I had a proposal due later this week for a big project for class. I like to imagine that I can knit on a schedule, but that really doesn’t work well with school.

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Sp, here I am on Wednesday with one row left on my sleeves and a finished essay and proposal. I am finishing this sleeve tonight. It’s going to happen.

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You might remember my on going sleeve length dilemma. The sleeve that’s still on the needles is one repeat shorter so the ribbing starts just below the fold my elbow. I finally remembered why I made the first sleeve a repeat longer. I had been worried that the ribbing would start above the fold of my elbow and that would be weird and uncomfortable. I think I might have made the ribbing shorter than the pattern intended to balance out the extra repeat so the first sleeve is the intended length. Looking in the mirror I preferred the shorter sleeve, but now that I’m looking at these pictures I’m not so sure.

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