This is the vest Cool that my sister wanted me to knit for her from the Rowan Classic Style Book 16.
Started: Late last year, probably around October.
Finished: 6th January 2007
Yarn: TLC Cara Mia, dark charcoal, about 2 balls.
(100 gm size)
The cables are just on the front of the vest, the back is just k2, p2 all the way through. This is a nice simple pattern which is easy to memorise, so it makes the knitting go much quicker. I made a chart of rows for the neckline so I could follow it exactly for the opposite side, therefore no guessing how many rows to do. I will be giving it to my sister today, depending on how sore she feels from her fun run yesterday. Yes, she is the fit and active one, I think she got all the genes for that one. Maybe I will have to borrow some from her since one goal this year is to lose some kilos and start my walking again. When Isabelle heads off to school in Feb I will be trying to put in an hour's walk each morning which will certainly help me. We did not get any rain last night either, after strong winds indicated that we might get some. I did trim my roses though since most of the petals had been blown away by the strong winds, so now they look much nicer. Paul and I went over to my neighbour's house too, and cut off some lower branches of her tree. It looks so much better now, and she is 69 years of age, so it is a bit much for her to do since her husband passed away last year. She is a lovely neighbour, and a very talented crafter too. I think I should get her to teach me some of her clever crafts that she does. I also started a new knit last night, but I will wait until I have some progress of it before I show it. Happy knitting everyone and have a nice and relaxing weekend.