Sunday, June 8, 2014
I just finished a cowl and mitts in a lace diamond stitch pattern. I am going to say it was one of the most vexing stitch patterns every! Okay, maybe not for everyone, but for me it was. The pattern has a slip 2, knit, passover stitch that is impossible to tink out. I put in stitch markers and counted and counted and counted, but still I just kept f***ing up. I even wrote down the lace pattern on colored index cards to help me stay on track. Once I was done with the cowl, I decided to make mitts to match. Again, smaller yarn does not make a hard stitch pattern easier. I made the mistake of taking the mitts to knit night. Major mistake. After much ripping back, I finally finished the mitts. I am happy with the products, but my head still hurts from this stitch pattern. No more diamond stitch patterns for me.