Wednesday, July 09, 2008

TDFKAL 2008- 09 July- Stage 5

Cropped Cardigan- Watch it grow!
(Due to my late start, this is Day 3 for me, not the stage 5 it's supposed to be...)
Monday, 07 July:
*finally got started on my project, though not until well after lunch was served...
1st 15 minutes

2nd 15 minutes- total time: 30 minutes

3rd 15 minutes- total time: 45 minutes

4th 15 minutes- total time: 1 hour


5th 15 minutes- total time: 1:15

6th 15 minutes- total time: 1:30


Tuesday, 08 July:
*typical busy day for me, just trying to stay on top of running a household with 6 children and find time for important errands like buying a few groceries, signing tax papers at the accountants', and picking up some yarn for upcoming projects! Knitting didn't happen until 8 pm this day...

7th 15 minutes- total time: 1:45

8th 15 minutes- total time: 2 hours

9th 15 minutes- total time: 2:15

10th 15 minutes- total time: 2:30

11th 15 minutes- total time: 2:45


12th 15 minutes- total knitting time after 2 days: 3 hours


Wednesday, 09 July:
*woke with major sinus headache, probably due to allergies and an open window in bedroom for several hours last night... sigh... spent most of day on couch, with ice packs, waiting for pain killers and decongestants to do their thing... no daytime knitting once again, but I did make some progress after supper...

13th 15 minutes- total time: 3:15


14th 15 minutes- total time 3:30

15th 15 minutes- total time: 3:45

16th 15 minutes- total time: 4 hours

While I am trying for the sprint-knitting of this cardigan, I am also working on finishing my second Retro Rib Sock- because, how could I leave it in such a state of near completion? I have to keep sneaking in 4 rnd repeats...and then there's this basket of new yarn, for new design projects, just begging to be wound for the swatching to begin! No project monogamy for me...Happy knitting-

ali

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6 Comments:

Blogger theblondeknitter said...

wow, look at it grow! awesome job!
:D

btw, love the sock colorway!

7/10/2008 10:07 AM  
OpenID riggwelter said...

That's amazing, well done you!

7/10/2008 10:59 PM  
Blogger raining sheep said...

Uh! Wow! Like superwoman. Obviously you are a very fast knitter because you actually did a good amount of that cardi. I am impressed. Love your retro rib socks - I am going to try a second pair - this time I will use thinner yarn and smaller needles.

7/11/2008 8:38 AM  
Blogger The A.D.D. Knitter said...

Slow and steady wins the race!!

7/11/2008 12:18 PM  
Blogger Knit-Wit said...

Looks great. You are so funny to take pictures along the way like that. I can't believe how many times I've finished a project and then given it away before I even remember to take a picture! Ugh!

7/11/2008 12:19 PM  
Blogger a friend to knit with said...

ha. i love how you documented it!
very nice job sticking to your schedule!!

7/14/2008 7:27 AM  

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