School started last week, so I'm again in the thick of it. I did get away for the first part of this long weekend, but now I'm back getting ready for the work week.
I do have a few knitty project to show for myself. These days I knit during my downtime. It's portable and I don't need the machine nor a box full of embellishments. I can also feel the seasons shift into fall, and wooly items are a staple of my wardrobe for about half the year.
I recently finished this sweater for myself in a KAL (knit-along) on Ravelry, the mega-super on-line knitting community. The pattern is called Mr Greenjeans and is available free from Knitty, the on-line knitting magazine. This pattern has absolutely no seaming, and the color will keep me alert on dark winter days.
I'm on a fingerless mitts knitting jag. This is a fast easy pattern that lets you use up bits of worsted weight wool. The pattern, Fetching, is also available from Knitty.
I'm sending this child's sweater to the latest Afghans for Afghans campaign, which is collecting knitted items for children in Afghanistan. It's a worthy cause if you've got some wool, needles and a little time.
Pictures of my weekend get-away will be up soon. Enjoy the rest of your holiday.