Today I picked up my knitting needles to begin a sweater for my daughter for when the temperatures change. I am looking ahead. I wanted to start a project now that will keep her warm and comforted in the future. I don’t know why. Maybe for many reasons. Maybe because she has strep throat and is in pain. Maybe because I love her more than I can explain. This is the sweater. I learned how to do a cable cast on so far and feel rather impressed with myself. I also know I made a mistake, but I don’t know how to fix mistakes in knitting. So different than crochet. Pulling out already knitted stitches fills me with dread and makes me anxious. So for now I’m going to keep knitting and hope my mistake isn’t too grave. Kind of like parenting. I make mistakes daily. I hope none will be too grave, too difficult to repair.
June 25, 2016 at 10:27 am
I’ll look forward to seeing thats sweater when it’s finished–it looks so soft and squishy!
June 25, 2016 at 8:27 pm
It is squishy! It’s basically baby blanket yarn! I’ll post a pic when it’s done.
June 25, 2016 at 12:53 pm
I have that pattern in my favorites! It looks so nice and comfy. I’m betting your daughter will love it!
June 25, 2016 at 8:26 pm
I hope so! The yarn is soooo soft and baby blankety. I think if I make one more myself I’ll use a bit of a calmer yarn so you can more easily see the detail. I’ll post a pic when it’s done!
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