Sunday?!?! (Ok now that I’m ready to publish its MONDAY) Already?? I’m still plugging away on Cardi B. I’ve also started the Kyyyyyyyyyyyyle blanket for a friend. I’m excited to finally have another crochet project on the hook!
If I’m being quite honest, I think I miscalculated my corner stitches, because the squares are wavy and obviously NOT correct. I will rework the current one to see if that’s what it takes; much easier than ripping out everything if it isn’t going to work.
Cardi B is making steady progress. When I make my next cable cross, I will also add some pockets. I’m going to use the same technique I used for peasant heels on a pair of socks earlier this year: work the stitches that will be the pocket with a contrast yarn. When I’m done with the sweater, I’ll pick out those stitches and use those live stitches to knit the pocket liners from. I am feeling a bit of trepidation regarding the amount of yarn remaining. I have less than a 1/4 of my current ball and 2 full balls (278 yards each) but need to construct the sleeves, the neck, the button bands, AND finish the body. Living dangerously…. That’s me.
Between Cardi B and Kyyyyyyyle, nothing new to report. I delivered all my finished masks last week. I actually kept a couple for myself because the prints I had earmarked for myself for the longest time (for a different project). Last week I donated 80 masks. I’m STILL NOT out of elastic!! The giant spool I ordered off of Amazon seems to be lasting forever. At least now, I can see that I’m making headway in using it. I have less than 10 yards of quilting cotton left, the only fabric I have suitable for mask making. I think it realistic that I can use it all by the end of the year! Let’s be honest, masks are here to stay awhile, no need to stop creating more. I might actually purchase more fabric and make some for extended family and give as gifts. They have been wearing the sad boring disposable ones.