Wednesday, 9 May 2007

The holey scarf...and even boys like to knit

I've finally decided what to do with my Rowan kidsilk night (hairy dark purple with metallic bits) - it is slowly turning into a holey scarf that goes like this:

CO 49 st and knit 2 rows
Row 1: K1, *YF, K1, K3tog, K1, YF, K1* rep btwn *s to end
Row 2: Purl
Finish with 2 knit rows

It's pretty quick to do, just going slowly because of ridiculous number of projects on the go at the same time. Got maybe 30cm so far.

And even the boys joined in with the knitting at the weekend, destroying rather than creating stitches, but it's a start. I always suspected Andy has a secret interest...


Andy said...

It seems the sentiment behind the systematic destruction of a large tangle of sheep hair, which some people call a partially knitted jumper, is perhaps lost on the innocent minds of the care free females of the species... Perhaps it is due to their light hearted outlook upon life that they choose to see our action as some kind of warm affinity with a activity, that since the invention of the automated loom, is a complete and utter waste of time!

Barry said...

..........and besides, boys like wanton destruction and carnage........even if it is the destruction of a semi-completed woolen garment. It still works as a concept, but, fair enough, I cant see Bruce Willis doing anything like that in his next Die Hard film. Though if he did he would have knit himself a rocket launcher or a tank or something, and then he'd unravel it just to build a bigger one......and then say something like "Knitty-Ki-Yay motherf*****" then off some villain

And besides we were providing a service...we were fed and watered.....we cannot be held responsible for our actions therefore. The Defense rests.....