I have to say, the Elmore-Pisgah cotton is a dream. If it weren't for the
The Brennan cardi is finally starting to look like a whole sweater. OMG, it's actually working out. The front panels aren't small and shrunken like I thought, and the shawl collar is shaping up a-okay thanks to G's directions. It'll end up being just above knee-length. This pic's a little dark but you can see it all filling in on the right side and the button band's finally helping it lie flat. Only thing left after this is two wee pockets.
On Friday we hung out with Lady O over the Drive premiere, The Italian Job, and some cocktails, and she gifted me with these:
A pair of socks not only knitted but dyed by her own hand. Lookit those stripes! Heckuva dye job. She needs a hand-knit now in thanks but what can I match with the shininess of the hand-dyed?
The rest of the button-band awaits... and some tea. And the thesis, but that's another story.