It is such a beautiful day here, warm enough to sit outside, and that is just what I have been doing. I have finished the monkey socks , all except the grafting , so goodness only knows when that will be done. I have almost finished the extra surprise for my monkey swap pal , and then I can send everything off over the pond . I am just missing one more monkey item , I wonder whether to go to Monkey World and abduct a chimpanzee , maybe not a good idea ?.
The swallow tail shawl that I am knitting for the International Scarf Exchange is almost finished , I am just awaiting the arrival of my knit picks options which have arrived at Dee's house and then I can transfer the shawl onto them for the last few rows . Knit Picks don't mail to UK and so they were sent to my friend Dee's house and she is then going to mail them over to me , Dee ( Yarn4kalei ) is such a good friend and I bless the day that she was chosen as my secret pal in the favorite color swap 1 .
I have just cast on for the top down aran sweater in Interweave knits Spring 07 , I have knit a few rows and I think that I am going to be very happy with it , I find that top down patterns are easier to adjust to ' strange shapes '