Thursday, October 25, 2007

Silver or Caramel Belle Cast on pics

My cast on pictures of my silver belle! After writing out the pattern, I realised that, on the sleeve, anyway, it's on a 20 st loop. Easy, you'd think. Wrong, you'd be. For some reason, I have had to unpick a fair few times. Luckily, it's quite easy to pick up.

The cabling I've found ok. Apart from the fact that I talk like Popeye a lot of the time, with it gripped between my lips.. although I expect that Popeye didn't say stuff like "go and get your pjs on please" and "watch out the cat needs to go out". Maybe he did.

I'm knitting the sleeves on straights. Just because I thought it would be easier. I do grapple a bit with circs. The yarn, well I love the colour, but I'm not sure about the texture, it's a bit stiff, not cosy enough for me.I'm using Jaeger Extra Fine Merino Aran. I'll reassess at the end.


gilraen said...

Looks lovely from here Liz. :)

Virtuous said...

It is looking good gurl!

MsLeary said...

Your sleeves look lovely! I noticed that you said you had written out the pattern, and I wondered if you might share? I don't understand charts at all, and I just took the pattern to my local knitting shop where the bored employee told me that all each chart panel was knit separately, then sewed together. I started googling and came across your photo of the sleeve all in one piece so now I'm stumped.