Monday, January 18, 2016

Memorandum Monday

Memorandum Monday is the brainchild of fellow CT member Sian. Her premise is delightful: On Monday, tell something you did over the weekend FOR THE FIRST TIME. Or something you learned and DIDN'T KNOW BEFORE.

I like it.


 This weekend I finally finished my Scoreboard Cowl, all 7 and 1/2 feet of it. Whew! The last step was binding together the two ends of the open tube using a technique called Kitchener In The Round. I've closed plenty of sock toes using the Kitchener stitch, but never joined and closed a tube. So I sat down Saturday evening to do just that.

 A few hours later, (I'm not a fast knitter) here is the result. Very warm and cozy. Just in time for the Arctic temperatures we're having this week.


My husband and I have agreed to share it. Whoever is shoveling snow gets to wear it. I'm glad it fits him too, as I am not fond of shoveling snow. Happy Monday!

7 comments:

  1. It's looking really good! And I'm very interested in you "new thing" because I have been using this stitch to close the toes of my socks but I haven't tried it in the round. I bet it's very satisfying.

    Have a great week Sue

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  2. Clever you - sharing it with him. Was that an afterthought or the plan all along? Maybe you'd rather not say.

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  3. Love your reasons for sharing...brilliant thinking! xx

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  4. looks gorgeous on both of you x

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  5. Oh that does look cozy . . . although I hope I don't need one of those anytime soon! LOL

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  6. Good idea to let him wear it while he shovels snow... very generous!

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