Monday, September 18, 2006
Cast on for a new project and go back to the afghan. My usual thing is to have one big project going as well as two or sometimes three little ones going.
And never mind if the item is something that has to be finished up to be given as a gift; I've found that IOUs for handknits are always gladly accepted!
1. If you bind off those stitches with a crochet hook, instead of knitting needles, it goes MUCH faster and seems to speed things up.
2. In a month or so, it's going to be cooler and it's going to feel good to have that afghan on your lap as you work on it. A good movie on a cool day, should help you get a lot done.
And..last but not least..does it have to be 50inches? I just finished one that is 45 inches square and it is a much nicer size than I thought it would be