I’m back

And here is my current project dubbed Russia Sweater.

This is row 1 of 561 stitches cast onto a 24″ needle. It’s slightly uncomfortable but I will start decreasing and it will get easier to keep all of those stitches on the needle.

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This is marathon knitting. I need to have this done by October 8th when my mother flies to St. Petersburg. I have this vision of me meeting her at Dulles and seaming up the sleeves while her flight boards. Let’s try to avoid that. I actually made a lot of progress on this sweater this weekend. Football season means lots of knitting in my world.

My mom and aunt visited last weekend and we had a fun time at the deserted Frontier Culture Museum and hanging out with Miles.

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This living history museum is adorable but it was empty. There could not have been 10 staff working there. It was odd. The best part was Sharman’s idea to rent a golf cart. This prevented sunburns and it shortened a 2.5 hour visit and long walk to about 1 hour.

And this is my living room with the swift and ball winder on the coffee table. I might as well keep it out and ready with the amount of knitting I will be doing this month.

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