Monday, October 17, 2011
On turning 47 and knitting a 60's style jumper
In case you're wondering, I knitted the jumper out of some Patons Zhivago which I had already knit into cardigans - and unravelled - twice. Yes, this is thrice-knitted acrylic yarn and it doesn't seem to have suffered to0 much in the process.
The pattern is from Wendy Bernard's Custom Knits book - I had to add extra increases in the body to accommodate the extra centimetres in my body.
So anyway, my 47th birthday came and went with little celebration, except that for once I shouted morning tea at work (vegan choco cake and cookies from Midnight Espresso) and the boy made extra-yummy gumbo for tea, with extra prawns and scallops. Mmm...