Monday, June 16, 2008

WIPs Monday

So the dress I mentioned yesterday that I was making for graduation, it's now done!

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More on that whole thing here!

As for actually WIPs, there's well, the sweater. I've been working on it for... three months now? And whenever I get to a part I don't know/like, I just stop. First, it was casting on for the body after finishing a sleeve, then the waist shaping and now the ribbing/cabled part. And that's where I'm stuck now. Not that I don't know how, I'm just lazy.

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It's been so long since I knit this, and it's been stuffed in a knitting bag, look at the wrinkles!

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And then there's a couple pairs of plain socks. With all this stress (graduation is tomorrow, finals last week, job, etc) it's all I have the energy for.

These, I'm making for my "brother" - a guy friend who I decided is my stand in brother. In knitpicks Risata, "Navy". I'm now almost to the toe on these!

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and then, there's these, made of Knitpicks Felici in "Gelato", toe up with a gusset heel. They were supposed to be for my mom, but I want them! I'm almost to the heel right now.

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And lastly, spinning. I've been spinning on some Nerclub2000 roving, and I think it'll FINALLY be sock weight. I started the second bobbin tonight.

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I'm so excited! Sock weight! REAL sock weight!

And that wraps up the WIPs!

I'm graduating tomorrow. I have a rehersal in the morning, a brunch after that, and then well. I'll be a high school graduate. And this only the beginning. Whenever I think that, it reminds me of that song "B-b-b-baby, you ain't seen nothing yet" - sort of true in this situation. 13 years of school all coming down to figuring out what the hell you want to do - and I don't know yet! I hate narrowing down opportunities, it's the worst part of life. I'd like to freeze time on this day - today I went out to breakfast with my boyfriend, tie-dyed some shirts with some friends, and after I finish this post, I'm going to bake a coffe cake for tomorrow's brunch. And this is only the beginning.

1 comment:

fiberfiend6891 said...

The dress is lovely! Congratulations! That's where I'll be in a year... :)