Did you see? Yes, that's the secret project that I was working on in December. A camisole for Annie Modesitt herself. When I was knitting the piece for her I also thought that it was much too long, but I knit it as directed. I assumed that I didn't know exactly what Annie had in mind. Would I have been out-of-bounds as a sample knitter if I had mentioned to a designer that I didn't think a pattern was working out? Obviously, I communicate pattern errors to the designer, but commenting on the look of a piece seems like something I shouldn't do.
Not So Selfish Anymore
I submitted my bunny yarn sweater to Magknits for publication and it was accepted. Quite honestly, I'm terrified! But my terror is not going to stop me. I have the Laura-size of the pattern written up and I will work on writing up a range of sizes. Then, I have to figure out how to estimate yarn requirements for the other sizes. And I suppose I need some
Becky over at Knits & Bits had a guess-my-age contest on her blog and I was one of the winners. I will never disclose the sneaky tactics that I used to find the correct answer. As a prize, she sent me two hanks of Knit Picks Sock Garden. Perhaps they will become mittens? Who knows.
Ugly Ball of Yarn Contest
The entries are rolling in! Thank you to everyone who has entered so far. Judging will be tough. I wish I had more ugly balls of yarn to hand out. If you still want to enter, remember the deadline is midnight CST on January 10th (or thereabouts. I don't plan to be up at midnight to determine the last eligible poem.)
The front and back are complete. Scout says, "hi!"