…suck today in the hospital was no fun!
But you know what was? Finishing my Lelah. That last inch was suddenly the last thing on earth I wanted to to. So for the longest time (ooooohhhhooooooohhh for the longest time) I let her sit in in a bright coral pile atop my snowboarding boots box. I don’t know what struck me, but I knew if I didn’t finish her today I would view myself as a complete knitting failure. Someone with all the skills but no perserverance. Behold, my first knit top.
Pattern:Lelah by Knitting for Booze Hags
Yarn: knitpicks shine worsted in Coral
Needles:4.5mm addi natura for the lace, and 3.5mm knitpicks options for the stockinette
Modifications: I started by casting on for a larger size then decreased two of the lace pannels out, knit for a while, then decreased three more out.
Notes: While I loved the smooth texture and shine of the knitpicks, I’m noticing a lot more fuzzing now that I’ve thrown it around a bit. I’m not sure I’d use this again, because while you can shave sweaters, I’m pretty sure you shouldn’t shave lace. Would I knit this pattern again? Maybe, once I’ve forgotten all about this one.