I have joined the Olympics. The knitting Ravellenics on Ravelry, that is. The intent is to challenge oneself with a pattern that might be beyond one’s abilities.
Okay, here is mine. Noyaux……a dress……egads.
I’ve had the yarn for this for over a year. It was one of those highly impulsive and highly ambitious moments when I said “I will knit myself a dress!!”
The trouble is that I haven’t been so successful at having any (and I really mean ANY) garments besides hats and socks that fit. Sweaters are either too tight, too big, too short in the armhole, too high in the neck, and a serious of other unfortunate knitting failures.
So, why not make a dress?
I don’t rightly know. It fits the parameters of the challenge and I need to use the yarn. That’s all.
Noyaux is turning out to be an extremely easy pattern that flows once you get into it a little. The decreases are kicking my butt, and I’ve already unraveled once, but I’m going with the flow for now and getting my math on.
I like a good deadline. Let’s see where this baby takes me (and I’m already determined that I will NOT rip it out if it doesn’t fit. It will just have to find a home with someone else’s measurements should that happen).