Yesterday during lunch, I was able to get two of the charts for my shawl completed and they really helped me to visualize the pattern. They also showed a couple of flaws in my pattern. I actually had part of it backwards when I wrote it down, which I never would have notice if I hadn’t charted it until I started knitting the swatch. I was also able to see that it would be more aesthetically pleasing to shift the patterns a bit in the sections. I have to say, I am definitely a fan of charts. I am a very visual person and sometimes a written pattern just doesn’t cut it for me.
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As for the blanket, I have completely frogged the whole frigging thing. 😐 That’s ok. It will be better this time. The issue I find is that the pattern does a lot of repeat row blah. So I go to row 9 which says “rows 9-12 repeat rows 5-8” so you go to 5 and it says “rows 5-7 repeat rows 1-3”. Sometimes it can be a bit easy to get a little lost in this pattern. You just have to be sure to pay close attention to where you are and apparently I wasn’t doing a very good job of that the first time around. I am currently on row 6 and I will do better. 🙂
Today-Complete the 1st 24 row section of the Clustered Braid section
This Week-16-24 rows a day.
It’s good to have goals. What are your goals for the week?