It’s been a couple weeks since the Bill Murray sweater hit the needles. After a seemingly slow start, things really took off this weekend. My work is finally recognizable as a garment!
Hopefully over the long weekend, I’ll get some daylight knitting hours…or at least daylight knitting photography hours! The pics aren’t great but you get the idea. One thing I’m totally digging…I can wear my hair down and Bill will still be visible! Woot! I really didn’t want to wear my hair up but Bill deserves to be seen.
Last weekend, my progress was accelerated by a decision to go with a hi-lo sort of style. I like it for knitting reasons–less to knit on a deadline is always good. But I also like it for design reasons. I’m hoping it creates a kind of seam. In the absence of an actual seam, this hi-lo style definitely creates a break between front and back.
I’m feeling optimistic that this will not only become a wearable garment but it will be a wearable garment that’s ready in time for the Bill Murray concert!!
This is so much better than a framed piece of knitting that just hung on the wall! I’m excited to finish it! Fingers crossed that the excitement continues for the next 2.5 weeks. That’s all I need to finish it on time.
I’ve adopted a ‘Little Engine that Could’ mantra to help me stay on track…I think I can I think I can I think I can I think I can I think I can I think I can. Wooooo! Wooooo!