School and work are still keeping me very busy. There is little time to knit, but I manage to sneak in a few rows here and there. The new job is going great. I have a big girl desk now. The students are great. The sixth graders are super cute. I have spent many years at the high school, so little bitty students who are eager to please is a bit of a shock to my system.
There isn't much knitting to report. I have been monogamous to a sweater that needs sleeves. It is a little embarrassing to admit, but this sweater has needed sleeves for a whole year (I told you all I don't like knitting sleeves). So, this past Monday, I told myself that I wasn't going to knit anything else (no socks, no shawls, not even a hat for Dulaan) until I finished those damn sleeves and seemed the sweater together! I am happy to report that I have a whole sleeve and a half!
Would you believe the plan was to wear the sweater LAST St. Patrick's Day?! I know what you are thinking, "she really does hate to knit sleeves!" I put sleeves and scarves in the same category, functional but boring.
I should be done with the sweater in the next day or two. I still haven't thought much about the neckline yet. I made a goofy mistake in my math, so it has a VERY wide neckline. I am thinking of doing something in a roll. The wide neck doesn't bother me too much. I look much better in a wider neck. Oh, keep your fingers cross the the yarn holds out. I am on my LAST ball of pine color (which is biz are combination of black, navy, and hunter green) Wool-ease folks. If I run out, the neck will be in solid black!