Happy New Year; one and all.
I took off that old piece of wool and cast-on as shown tonight; I then had to look at some videos on youtube to get the stitching right. I could cast on fine and could knit something half finished – but that second row always ended with me ripping all the loops off my needle to end up with my long straight piece of yarn. I’m using a hideous colour yarn (in my opinion) because it’s what I was given when I started to learn this. I started with 27 stitches and somehow, here on row 7 (and hour and a half later, I might add – 6 rows later) I’ve got 34 per row… =P
I think I like it. I’ve plans for a scarf once I’m confident I can knit fully and have the full hang of it, I know the colour and type of yarn I want (though I need to find it’s name). It’s one of those threads with little tiny threads of varying huges coming off – every cm or so you’ve got 3-4 bits of tiny cotton thin string off your main yarn… Wispy; but not feather. Any ideas? =S
AHAR! Found the jumper my grandmother knitted me out of the type of yarn I want. –takes some photos-
Any ideas anyone?
And I’m now about.. 15 rows in. I’m averaging a row per 8 minutes; but then again; I now have 40 stitches per row >_>. –sigh-. My needles are thin – I’ve no idea of the number – they’re metallic bluueee. ^_^ But very sharp and I find my finger hurts a lot after a single row.
Anyway- we’ll see how it goes.
And this is just ADORABLE:
http://www.glittyknittykitty.co.uk/archive/2008/12/beths_fish_hat.html I think you should look at the pictures of this =P
On a separate note; I’m visiting to the Science Museum and Natural History Museum tomorrow. ❤