Josephine of my dreams

and the Josephine on my needles aren’t quite matching up. :sigh:

I finished one shoulder of the front this evening, held it up, and realized that the eyelet row wasn’t going to land where I want it to be (under the bustline, not on it). But in order to add some length on top, I have to take it back to the armhole bind off, and add it *before* the armhole.

So I frogged back to the armholes. Rip-it, rip-it, rip-it.

I’ll have to redo the back, too, after I finish the front. :sigh, again:

But look at all the practice I’ll get with short-row shoulders! Hey, I’m trying to find the bright side. Work with me.

Sunday’s piano party was fun. The premise of the group is that the more you play for others, the more comfortable you’ll be playing in public. It’s a small, non-threatening group. So far, so good. I also go to a bigger group that meets bi-monthly at a local piano store, but I’ve missed the last several meetings. Something about spending all my free time knitting instead of practicing!

I wore this:

cable tank front

cable tank back

I love this pattern; it’s ingenious. It’s knit smaller than body size, and it stretches to fit (negative ease). The ribbing on the back makes it work. The pattern is the cabled tank from Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2007. A quick knit with 6 skeins of Berroco Cotton Twist (cotton/rayon blend).

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5 responses to “Josephine of my dreams

  1. Nice! Sorry about your Josephine though. =(

  2. You are very diligent to rip.

    I’m sad you told me about the feb lady kal or what ever it’s called. That sweater is adorable and I know I have enough yarn some where for it!

  3. What a beautiful blue that is! I need to start seeing blue when I buy yarn — I seem to only see red and purple these days!

  4. Oh no oh no oh no! Poor Josephine.

  5. Piano parties sound like a great idea. The last two times I played at church I felt like every nerve in my body was going to jump out of me! It had been way too long since I played in front of anyone other than my family.