By PDMACpayday loans
Love Hate Relationship ~ 2004-09-24
Okay, not really. But that’s how I feel right now. I went ahead and bound off the rest of the collar on my Shapely Tank. I had picked up the stitches and knit 6 rows in Garter Stitch. As I bound off and held it up to me I saw that the collar flared out from the body. I thought, huh, this isn’t going to do. I considered my options. I figured it would most likely flatten out when blocked.
Then I went to Google and found this…“Pick Up The Correct Number Of Stitches” and this….“Picking Up Stitches For Necklines and Armholes”. In fact, there is a boat load of know-how here. El sucko. Apparently I picked up too many stitches. What the heck? How was I to know?
I hate being a beginning knitter. Why can’t every skill you learn have all of the disclaimers outlined from the beginning. How did I not know this? Total bummer. So, I’m taking a break from the Shapely Tank. Sorry, no finished pictures.
I am going to pick up the Big Sack Sweater from Stitch ‘n Bitch for Rob. I’m doing this as part of my first online knit-along.
Erin, not to worry, your book is my home book now I’m hoping to be done with it next week.