Now I really am done with We Are Knitters patterns. I was going on vacation and wanted something to do while watching TV with my parents. I also wanted to give knitting sleeves a try. So I picked out the Denali sweater.
The next thing I knit was the Slushies Top from We Are Knitters (WAK). They claim this one is advanced, presumably because there’s actual shaping around the neck and shoulders. But I also thought this was fairly easy, except for the things they left unspecified in the pattern 😡 and, honestly, those parts were fairly straightforward, too, once I found decent instructions online.
I’ve recently gotten back into knitting. In particular, I’m trying my hand(s) at knitting clothes. So far I’ve produced 3 tops that I’m excited to keep wearing (one of which I’m planning a minor adjustment to) and a baby sweater from the end of two skeins of yarn.
Here, I’ll give a post-game analysis of my talk and the questions I was asked. The slides from my talk are now posted online, but I’ve included a few of my favorite screenshots below. A lot of Photoshop went into this presentation. I’ll also give a list of things I saw other people do well or not so well, with the intention of remembering them for my own future reference and making them available in case they can help others.