Tuesday, October 16, 2007

It Happens to All of Us

So I "thought" I was cruzing along on Rogue. I even made it to the armholes. See the beautiful side cables?

Rogue side view

And then I did what I should have done awhile ago. I measured her. Here's what happened:

Should measure

Hummmm, that's a problem. Now I hear you saying "Smitten, did you check your gauge."
Yes. My gauge is spot on. See:

Gauge

I really wanted Rogue to measure about 41", but the sizes were 39 1/2" or 43 1/2". I was too lazy to rewrite the pattern so I went with the 43 1/2". So I guess now that she will be frogged, I will get closer to the 41". By my calculations, if I make the 39 1/2" size, I should get 42".

Blogless Jill R, I hope this makes you feel a little better about the Peplum Jacket. It happens to all of us.

For the time being, I think I need to finish something I can feel good about. So I am working on the socks exclusively. I have one done and am almost the heel on the second sock.

Sock and almost 1/2

I went with a picot bind off for a little extra girlness and stretch.

On another knitting front this book was released today. PassionKNITly preordered her copy on Amazon and brought it to SnB tonight. I haven't even got my copy yet. Be sure to stop by a book store to check it out. I'll post my pics of my patterns in the next few days.

2 comments:

MUDNYC said...

If it makes you feel any better, my rogue has been languishing for about a year -- it's done except for the sleeves, but I did such a botched job of seaming the shoulders, and I don't know how to fix it, that I just can't deal with it. Are you doing the pocket?

Kimberli said...

What did you decide to do??

Hello?

OK, I'll check back in later! :-)