Knitting Projects

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I’ve been having a great time doing projects. A lot of projects. I am never one to start a project and then start another one while still knitting the first. At present I have several (almost done Halloween costumes, sweater for myself, shawl, just cast-on a scarf).

The shawl is proving difficult as it is a lace pattern with 301 stitches cast-on. I have had to frog (rippit, rippit for those of you unfamiliar with this term) the scarf 4 times. It takes me 30 minutes just to cast on that many stitches so it hurt my heart to do it. But this is how we learn. I just came to the conclusion I am going to have to finish my sweater so I can get my stitch markers (all of them are being used) to be able to continue on the shawl. If I use the stitch markers for each part of the pattern (23 sections) then this should make my life a lot easier and there will be far less frogging in my future. I hope *gulp*.

What projects are you working on and how do you keep track of them? Do you indulge in more than one at a time or are you a one-project-at-a-time type?

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth is a children's book author and designer of knit and crochet character hats under the brand The Ruthless Crafter. In her spare time she loves to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, and swim. She lives a full, happy life in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and their two children.

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3 Comments

  1. I have a couple projects going at a time. I am currently working on getting some jewelry done for a craft show in November. I'm also working on getting a photo business up and running. Organization is a skill I am trying to desperately conquer.

  2. I have too many projects that aren't finished and I'm addicted to buying more fabric and things before finishing. I tell myself that one day when the kids are gone I'll have time to finish. I hope that is true.

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