My current work in progress:

Comfort Fade Cardi by Andrea Mowry, knit from Miss Babs  Kaweah in the Parchment, Old Gold, Petrified Forest, and Espresso colorways, using 3.75mm and 4mm needles.

Checking In On The Pink Blob

I did get a bit of knitting done on my pink blob over the weekend.

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I’ve still got a fair amount to go on this but I’m not sure how much — I’ll know when I get there.

Before I left for Minneapolis, I took my chart off the magnetic board and instead marked the rows with carefully trimmed slips of post-it notes.

I do own some of those “pattern tamers” but I don’t like them for use on a single sheet of paper. I can’t easily slide the thing up as I complete a row — I need to pul it apart and reposition it.

Anyway, when Karen saw me with my makeshift post-it note strips on my pattern charts, she gave me a roll of highlighter tape.

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Oh highlighter tape! Where have you been all my life?

By the way, I am pleased to announce that the pink blob now has a name. I’m calling the design Sandvik. Sandvik is the name of a town in the Faroe Islands and translates to mean “sandy bay.” As good a name as any, eh?

By the Way . . .

Did you notice that all WendyKnits patterns are on sale over at The Loopy Ewe? Just sayin’ . . .

Lucy Sez

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“Zzzzzzzzzzzzz . . . “