Currently on the Needles


I started another baby sweater using the same pattern that I always use, Elizabeth Zimmermann's February Baby Sweater.  I love this pattern and yet I flub up the beginning every single time.  I guess I am a little challenged at times.  This lovely photo of my sweater beginnings was ripped out and started all over again last night.

I need to read the directions carefully!

My reading is the same and I knew the books would be photographed a third week in a row, so I decided to show you the new Taproot magazine.  This magazine gets better as each issue is printed.  If you have a chance, you should give it a flip through.

So, my books not in the photo continue along splendidly - The Lake House by Kate Morton and The Once and Future King by T. H. White.  I'm enjoying both of them and my progress has been minimal this week.  I need to step it up!

What are you knitting and reading this week?

Joining Ginny and Frontier Dreams

Comments

  1. I love that EZ baby sweater pattern too! I've not tried Taproot magazine yet, though I've been wanting to. Perhaps it's time to order an issue.

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  2. I have never knit the EZ Baby Sweater and want to give it a go, there are a lot of babies making their way into the world lately ;)
    I agree, Taproot just gets better and better.

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  3. It seems we must make some knitting mistakes many times before we learn, maybe like life? Mine is M1R and M1L; I just can't get them right the first time. That is a lovely pink!

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  4. What? an EZ I haven't knit??? And I'm in 'baby' mode around here....must look this one up!!! Thanks!!

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  5. Indian summers is amazing. I just want to binge on it and knit. Why must I do other things? Good luck with sweater take two.

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  6. My go to baby sweater is EZ's BSJ which likewise requires attention when you start. I have likewise ripped back more than once! I love Taproot and should absolutely renew my lapsed subscription, thank you for the reminder!

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  7. I'm like you --- enormously enjoying the book I am reading (My Southern Journey), but not making quick progress.

    Taproot looks like a very interesting magazine. I'll have to see if I can find it at the bookstore.

    Happy knitting (and reading)!

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  8. I really enjoyed Taproot. However, it took me so long to get to them that I did not renew my subscription! (BOOOO!)

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  9. Love that pattern so practical and cute...not to mention that sweet color.

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  10. I have knit the February Lady sweater and that was such a nice knit, enjoy :)
    x

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  11. The pink yarn looks wonderful. I haven't come across the magazine before I must take a look.

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  12. Karen, I am in Squam and wishing that someday you will join me! I am in a cabin with four other women and we are all sitting around the fire knitting. 😊 I brought my three year old unfinished sweater project and my roomies helped me get back on track. I've brought Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver with me and am enjoying it!

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  13. That will be a sweet baby sweater. Ooh, the possibilities of buttons for that project! I like your acorn mug rug.

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  14. Quick progress or not, I'm glad you are enjoying the reading. That yarn looks to be a fantastic baby sweater I'm sure :)

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