So, Webster Jr (the sewing side of our sisterly craft nexus) has not only made me a ribbon for my Matilda Jane cardigan (which I will, I will, I will show you) but is also one zip-placing session away from making me a skirt. And I have done nothing – nothing at all – about making her something to wear in her classroom. Until Thursday, when I cast on for the Lamour slipover from Rowan 44.
The pattern has a lovely symmetry of leaf-lace pattern and leaf embellishment at the neck. It also has a strikingly rectangular shape, which I am not so keen on. But I am not afraid of a few divisions and multiplications:
No, I am not afraid at all:
Of course, all these beautiful numbers would have been a lot handier if I’d calculated them before I’d knitted past the point on the slipover where I’d need to start decreasing. Luckily, I like the look of that tight seed stitch edging enough to find the idea of working a skinny belt in it almost – almost – fun.