My mother in law, Christine, is going to be so surprised. Yesterday, I prepared a little package for her filled with three swatchy gifts.
Rather than just going ahead and knit her a shawl with a stitch pattern I choose for her, I want her to be involved in the creative journey and make it all a special experience.
So I tagged the three swatches with leaf shaped notes and wrapped each swatch individually in tissue paper with the leaf tags hanging out.
I am so excited by this and I sure do hope she genuinly likes one of the swatches.
Off to New York her package went today!
It looks better…way better now! I knitted the glove in the round (upper glove in pictures below) and there are no bulky seams.
I also did the ribbing part on needle size US 8 and the body part on US 9 which gives it a more tighter and more together look. Left glove is knitted in the round, the right glove was the initial design:
I think I am going to write this “manly” fingerless glove pattern in three sizes (S, M and L).
That’s it for this entry… I need to get going writing up the pattern for Tristan’s Scarf and Glove. I also need to get going writing up the pattern for fingerless Glove Sally! This is all a labor of mere passionate knitting love.
Then, I have to get going finishing up my grey top… and besides all this, my head is just exploding with new designs!
Lately, I have been thinking about knitting flowers, clutches, bags and summery little scarfs. Allthough Spring is still several months away, it is already present in my mind. I feel like a thousand little flower buds are about to burst open in my head and many cute little knitting projects will fly off my needles…
Oh the excitement… I LOVE IT.
Thanks for reading and untill the next entry!