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November 29, 2007

ahem. i almost completely forgot about norovember.

That's because it's been so long since I finished my Noro shoulder tube. Here's a photo from the first day I wore it, November 8th:

november 08 07:noro tube-thing

Specs: Noro Silk Garden, two different colours and please don't ask me what they are, one's long since discontinued and the other, well I thought the ball bands were right here on the table next to the laptop and now they're gone. So it's a mystery. The pattern is improvised, just a tube knit from the bottom up, switching to a smaller needle after the shoulder. That little loop you see over my right shoulder is a particularly fat and blobby spit-splice that I have yet to fix somehow.

After that was finished I went digging in the storage closet for the other ball of Noro yarn I knew I had, some Kureyon I bought ages and ages ago back in Windsor. But I couldn't find it anywhere. Just as I was about to give up, I came across this Calorimetry headband, having completely forgotten that I knitted it up last winter from that very ball of Kureyon. All it needed was an end woven in and a button.

norovember: another calorimetry

Despite my sad expression, I was very glad to have found this. Instant finished knit!

Posted by jodi at November 29, 2007 10:31 PM | categories:  sticks and string


Love love love the colors of Noro. I'm less thrilled with how scratchy they are which is why I have yet to work with them. But the colors - swoon! I'll likely start with a Noro striped scarf.

Beautiful work!

Posted by: connie at November 29, 2007 11:32 PM


Posted by: Sandy at November 30, 2007 10:08 AM

Don't let my sad expression
Give you-u the wrong impression
'cause really I'm glad ( ? )

Posted by: peter at November 30, 2007 03:12 PM