Thursday, September 01, 2005
Rhinebeck Sweater Status Report
Pattern: Elizabeth Zimmermann Seamless Percentage sweater (Knitting Without Tears), raglan top
Yarn: Jo Sharp DK Wool
Needle: Clover bamboo US7 circular
Working on: body
Swatch gauge: 5.5 stitches/inch
Currently knitting at: 5.5 stitches/inch (yay)
Desired circumference: 39 inches
Achieved circumference: 39 inches (yay)
Desired body length from hem to underarm: 13.5"
Current body length: 6" on the dot
Number of times gauge has been measured: 4,567
Surprises: Iridescent purplish ply in otherwise blue yarn. Swear it was not there when looked at yarn at Stitches Midwest Market.
Programs watched in whole or part while knitting: "The Forsyte Saga" (original version, 3 episodes), Hirschfeld: The Line King, "Absolutely Fabulous" Season One (2 episodes), "The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization," "In the Footsteps of Alexander" (final episode)