yo.

Yep. That was the problem. I accidentally yarn-overed at the start of a lace row, when I wasn’t supposed to. And then, in my uncaffeinated stupor, I proceeded to attempt to account for the fact that my stitch count was off, all the way through each section. I know better than to do that, at least when I’ve had my coffee.

I realize that to the untrained eye, these pictures look pretty much like what I posted yesterday. The knitter, however, will notice a key difference: yesterday’s photo has lots of extra yarn in it, suggesting the un-knitting that has just occurred; today’s photos have no such excess yardage, suggesting that things are moving along as intended. And they are. I re-knit the offending row — AFTER a full cup of coffee.

And now I’m off to campus. But since it’s Friday, I’ll leave you with a dose of sweetness:

I thought Friday would never get here. Happy weekend!

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10 thoughts on “yo.

  1. The subtle striping in the orange is so pretty. What kind of yarn is it?

    Oh oh, also I’ve been meaning to ask you…. I was thinking about subscribing to a monthly fiber club so that I could spend the dark winter nights spinning. Any suggestions?

  2. Oh, that is some sweetness – what a priceless face on Boh! Glad you found the problem in your knitting, that orange looks so yummy (your handspun, I presume? I am so far behind!)

    Have a GREAT weekend!

  3. Ugh. I’m so sorry about the un-knitting. :( I’ve had similar problems when knitting while drinking wine. So, not enough stimulant or too much depressant = bad for knitting. Despite the frogging, it is still looking really lovely!!

    And the sweetness! I actually said, “AWWW!” aloud when I scrolled down to that photo. So sweet!!!

  4. Glad you have fixed your knitting! I always hate the thought of undoing all the hard work, but after it’s fixed I am so happy to see the results… Your blanket looks quite lovely, and it appears that you have a couple of customers waiting for it to come off the needles! (That’s a really sweet shot – Boh is priceless!)

  5. Luckily we faithful knitters have well-trained eyes and think it looks awesome! I love that orangey-red color — so autumnal.

    And it’s Friday. :-) :-) :-)

  6. Friday!!! Your knitting looks fabulously correct and (correctly) caffeinated. Also: orange! Boh is the sweetest ever.

    We’ve been quoting “Friday” all day today (yeah, we know how to party in the German department) … so in that spirit, we can dream: “’cause it’s Friday; you ain’t got no job… and you ain’t got sh*t to do.”

  7. happy weekend to you!! the knits are looking lovely and i’m very glad that there is a happy ending to the tale from the previous day which i have also only just read.
    people should not do anything before coffee. kudos to you for testing the theory there, but i sure hope you won’t be repeating it. ever!

  8. I have just one rule for myself. Step away from the yarn still I have the actual cup of coffee in my hands. Sounds like you now have adapted that same rule. I think a lesson made even worse when you are knitting with lace yarn. :) It looks like you are on the right road. Now we can all sit back and watch those beautiful colors unfold.
    Have a great weekend!

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