Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Quick Entry

I'm very busy, so I'll make this short and to the point.

JoAnn's Fabrics
I finally got to JoAnn's last night and found a zipper that will suffice.

It's brown and 26 inches and it is a separating zipper. The only down side is that it's a "Parka" zipper, which means it's got bi-directional separation (two zipper carriages will separate the zipper up from the bottom and down from the top).

Did this really require a picture?

Olive Cone Sweater
Now that I have the zipper, I can finish the left-front of the cardigan.

Updated picture in next entry.

I've gotten up to the sleeve shaping on the left-front, so it will progress quickly from here.

I also forget that I was planning on doing pockets, so I will have to do a couple of after-thought pockets.

A cardigan without pockets is like a...I'll let the readers finish this sentence.

Other JoAnn Purchases
JoAnn had a bunch of their own brand of novelty yarn on sale last night, so I picked up a few balls to try it out.

I also picked up some eyelash yarn. I liked the color.

Not sure when I'll get to this, but if I ever have another craft show, this shit'll sell pretty quickly I would bet.

Other Other JoAnn Purchases
I also picked up these two magazines while I was there.

I haven't even looked inside either of them yet, but I'll review them both within a few days.

Readers' Comments/Questions
Marie-Hélène asks about the olive cardigan, "Quel sorte de col vas-tu faire ?".

I'm not sure yet. I won't be doing a button band, so I think I may just do a simple crew-neck collar in 2X1 rib (similar to the original design