An account of the craftwork I get up to, tatting, spinning, knitting, sewing, whatever
Monday, June 15, 2015
The first thing I did was to knit a tension square. This was especially important because I'm using a yarn different to that specified in the pattern. It measures just what it should, so that's fine, I can carry on with the pattern without changing needles or making adjustments.
I've knitted the back up to the armholes. I marked the rows where I decreased and increased to shape the back. That helped me count the rows between manoeuvres and will help me match the pieces properly when I sew the garment together: