Why am I not knitting? The kids just won't stop growing. Here's what I've been doing instead:
Two new pairs of karate pants: check.
Four new hems: check.
One incompetent seamstress with sore fingers: check.
19 patches carefully removed from the old pants and transferred to the new ones: not quite.
It's no secret that I don't like to sew. I like mending even less. I only sew by hand, so this task is taking FOREVER. It's really cutting into my knitting time.
I have managed to make some progress on the new jacket (no name yet, sorry). After the dk weight Orange and the laceweight Icarus, I had almost forgotten how quickly heavy worsted knits up. Here's the back:
Maybe not the best choice of background. It doesn't really look like a bad tv test pattern in person.