Thursday, July 31, 2014
Stop the purl
After I moved to the sleeves of Cria the knitting went back in the round and I loved it. No more long purl rows immediately sorted out the pain I've been having in my right thumb. For me knit is quicker and smoother and more enjoyable. It's not that I'm against purling per se, but whole rows of it, no thanks. So I'm planning my next projects and they are all going to be knitted in the round. I'm knitting socks, and a hat and then a steeked vest and then a steeked cardigan, and then maybe a steeked jumper for me. I might follow all that up with a garter stitch cowl. After that I think I'll make knee high socks. By then it will be November and I might be ready to face some rows of purling. Until then it's all knit, all the time.