There’s been knitting


I’ve kinda been out of the blogging world this week, but I have been knitting behind the scenes if you will. On Friday, I was able to bind off the body on Angelica, which gave me hope to finish this last weekend. But alas the bind off was too tight, so I undid the bind off, added an inch of length and bound off again with bigger needles. Still tight! umm me thinks I need to add some hip increases, oops. Oh well, at least that will be fast. I think I’ll work on the sleeves though first and then go back and deal with the body. Nothing like false progress to raise the spirits.

angelica tunic wip

So far this has been a relaxing and enjoyable knit, which I really needed this last week. I’m talking about getting both stitch and row gauge people! The fit … perfect! And the hipknits silk is soooo soft. It doesn’t dry my hands out like other silks or silk-blends have.

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  • Belinda February 27, 2006 at 5:29 pm

    Loving the colour, can’t wait to see it all done.

  • Cookie February 27, 2006 at 5:41 pm

    It is looking gorgeous. Can wait to see it!

  • caitlyn February 27, 2006 at 5:50 pm

    The color is beautiful!

  • tabbytuxedo February 27, 2006 at 6:10 pm

    What a rich, lovely color. I’m just starting on Angelica right now. I’m glad to hear it’s a relaxing knit!

  • Sandra February 27, 2006 at 6:44 pm

    you have been such a tease lately! that is some awesome yarn. can’t wait to see the sweater all seamed up and ready to wear. 🙂

  • Liz February 27, 2006 at 7:26 pm

    awesome colour… I want to see the whole thing unfolded tho…

  • ariane February 27, 2006 at 7:32 pm

    WOW, what great progress! It looks delicious.

  • carrie February 27, 2006 at 10:34 pm

    i’m sure it will be worth the wait. absolutely adore the color

  • Chris February 27, 2006 at 10:51 pm

    It’s beautiful and looks so wonderfully yummy silky soft…

  • jennifer February 27, 2006 at 11:17 pm

    mmmmmm, yarnover raglan shaping. looks great and love the color!

  • erin February 28, 2006 at 1:05 am

    Is that the famous Hipknits silk? It’s such a lovely colour. It’s good to know that it is soft. Most silks I have come across tend to be a little stiff.

  • Annarella February 28, 2006 at 8:08 am

    The yarn you’re using is simply divine – the colour is so gorgeous! Was it custom dyed?PS: Glad to hear you’re back – have been missing your posts ;)xxx

  • kate February 28, 2006 at 11:03 am

    such patience! such diligence!

  • Katia February 28, 2006 at 12:28 pm

    I really love the colour you have chosen – I can’t wait to see how it turns out 🙂

  • Stephanie February 28, 2006 at 12:59 pm

    Gorgeous. I can’t wait to see the rest.

  • Oiyi February 28, 2006 at 1:26 pm

    Great color choice. Getting gauge is great!

  • Amy February 28, 2006 at 2:25 pm

    It looks incredible! Can’t wait to see the FO, ya weiner.

  • memeeflye February 28, 2006 at 7:45 pm

    That is a really beautiful color

  • Anonymous March 1, 2006 at 11:52 am

    Don’t you love it when things fit purfeckly? I bet knitting with silk is lovely.- MJ