I’ve been, as they say, knitting up a storm. What kicked it off was an impulse to knit another baby-related item for my then-still-incubating new nephew. Last year’s toddler mittens nearly put me off knitting in the round forever. Turns out what I dislike is using metal double-pointed needles. I’d stretch as far as hate, but one should forgive (but not forget) at the close of the year. So instead, here are the items I managed to start (and even finish in most cases!) in 2010, one mere year after working out what knit and purl stitches are.
Hemptastic (Calorimetry) headscarf:
Matching hemptastic (Fetching) fingerless mitts:
At time of writing, only one mitt has been finished. The second will have to wait for other projects to be completed.
Hot (Hurricane) Hat:
For P to survive the ridiculously cold and early winter in Scotland.
Warming (easy-peasy) fingerless mitts
For P’s dad to warm his hands up after feeding and watering the coos first thing in the AM.
Sweet potato (Radiating) blanket:
Is a gargantuan project… Knitting the circumference, adding 8 stitches every 2nd row means the latter rows are now taking 20 min each to knit.
Impractical white (vine lace) baby hat:
*Not strictly a whole 12 months of knitting, seeing as I only picked up the needles again in November. A more accurate title would be: “2 months of knitting”, but that somehow fails to excite me.