Well at least in the department of knitting. I’m still working on the red lace cardigan I started ages ago. I’m a few inches from the armholes. My biggest pet peeve about sweater patterns is how they tend to be too short so when I make my own pattern I always add an inch or two to the length. My cardigan is going to be 17 inches from the underarm to the hip not the usual 13 inches that I see so often. I’m not long waisted I just hate things sitting at the most unflattering area of my body, my stomach.
I hope to have some images once I start the armholes. I really want to get creating patterns again. Plus I need to think about Christmas gifts for people this year. Any suggestions on quick, nice Christmas gifts?
If you get a few good idea for Christmas please share them with us. I’m trying to finish two baby blankets for which I’m not feeling at all inspired. I hope to find a few good ideas for Christmas presents. One thing I did two Christmas’s ago was hats (9) for my husbands family who were going skiing. I used alpaca in different colors and sizes as appropriate. If you have a group this is an option. Though I was burned out on hats for about a year after doing this.
I did hats and socks one year. Everyone loved them. I’m just not sure for this year. Last year I didn’t knit anything – very unusual for me.