Yesterday I was out running a few errands and noticed that my fabulous merino wool coat (which I got at the Australian Boot Company in Vancouver) had a little gap between the end of my gloves and the bottom of the sleeve, whenever I stretched my arms out. I had the sleeves hemmed a touch when I first bought it because they were too long. I guess it’s like they say on “Are You Being Served?”, it will ride up with wear. Heh.
In something approaching serendipity, I came across a project idea on Ravelry for knitted wrist cuffs, so last night I got out some left-over mmmmMalabrigo worsted in “jewel blue”, 4 mm needles and cast on 36 stitches. I worked 2×2 rib for five inches, then cast off. perfect!
I don’t know how much yarn I used because I didn’t weigh the remnant before I started. It was probably 1/4 or less of the skein.
In other news, I’ve completed the first sleeve of the seamless hybrid and have set it aside and am ready to cast on for the second. I went to the library in my travels yesterday and have a few audio books that I can listen to while I knit. Once I get my chores done for the day …