Well, the counter says that 50% of the time has elapsed, so it’s time for a report.
I am not, sadly, halfway done. I’ve just finished the back:
But I still have the section above the split for the sleeves on the front to do. And then the shoulder straps, and sleeves, and collar.
Still, I’m happy with what I have done. You can see the vertical patterns a little bit in this photo (taken in the midst of high winds and dropping temperatures, sorry for its quality!):
The centre image is an anchor; on either side of that are trees, and the zigzags on the outside are called “marriage lines”. I thought those were reasonably appropriate motifs for a sweater made for my husband while we’re in the province of New Brunswick, which is both Maritime and heavily forested.
Good luck to all the other Knitting Olympians! I hope you’re doing better than I am at meeting your goals!Posted by Aven at February 18, 2006 05:05 PM