Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Elizabeth Zimmerman is making me crazy !



I've come to the conclusion that I'm EZ (as she's affectionately known as in the knitting world ) challenged. In an attempt to do a little stash busting and perhaps to subtly suggest that while dogs are wonderful , babies are also right up there in the cuteness factor , I cast on the two needle February baby sweater from The Knitters Almanac. I did my research on Ravelry and even printed up a few pages of helpful tips to EZ' "pithy " instructions. Though they are pithy , they most definitely are not very clear, at least to me. All was well until I hit the division for the sleeves and then it all unravelled , literally. I lost some stitches at that point (as well as my patience ) I ripped back until the beginning of the pattern stitch section . Lesson learned there - put in a lifeline before dividing for the sleeves.


Knitting continues this afternoon ...


Oh , and just to end on a happy note , here's some dog cuteness .

3 comments:

lexa said...

She's such a little cutie!

Monika said...

I find EZ's instructions challanging too. Such a cutie! Want to cuddle a pup, oh wait, I've got two, but the little ones are different. :o)

Donna said...

What a dear little thing. Hard to believe that she will grow up to be 100 pounds!
So far we have just one Airedale, but are thinking of adding to our brood! I finally have Mags leaving my knitting alone and would have to start from scratch with a new dog!