The Gail/Nightsongs is progressing nicely. I’ve been working on it for a week now and I’m a third of the way through the 5th repeat. There are over 200 stitches and 24 stitch markers on the needles now. I’ve been putting in a lifeline after every repeat and have only had to tink back a few times (always for a missed or added YO).
Until this morning . . . when I discovered my stitch count was really off. After much counting and comparing, I finally found the problem — two full rows down. Yuk! I could tink back 400ish stitches or try to fix it from where I was. I’d never done this before, but I’d read posts on Ravelry where people talked about it. (Doesn’t that sound like the commercial? “I’m not a real doctor, but I play one on TV.”) Well I didn’t really know how to do it, but I took a deep breath and started undoing stitches and putting in a tiny lifeline. There was a certain amount of fretting, but the worse that could happen is that I’d have to rip back to the lifeline. Right?
IT WORKED! All’s repaired. I learned something new today and I’m pretty proud. So I did the obvious thing — I took pictures and put that puppy down to rest for a while. 🙂
Here’s a close-up of the yarn (Malabrigo Sock – Indicieta). What do you think of the color? It’s a lovely mix of colors. I was expecting more blue, but the overall impression is green. At the doctor’s office the other day a lady said it reminded her of moss and DH says it makes him think of the reflections sky and plants around a pond. Does it make you think of anything in particular?
Enjoy the rest of your day. Tomorrow’s the first day of fall!