I was looking through my old blog posts the other day and I realised that, although I've started many handknitted items, I've finished very few. I start off really well but then I decide there is something wrong with the item, I either go off the pattern, decide I'm not going to wear the item, I don't think the item will fit properly or I go off the yarn or the colour.
......................but I've gone off the pattern, I've decided I don't like the tie affair on it so it has been frogged...............
......................... and I had a look through my patterns and came up with this one. The pattern is from the 1980's and I bought it in a charity shop I think, or maybe on Ebay. The yarn used in it is long since not available but the tension is similar to my yarn, so I've cast on for it. I'm not going to do the pattern, I'm just going to knit it plain. The other thing I like about this pattern there is no shaping like in the body of it like there is in modern patterns, I can just knit straight up until the armholes.
I bought a white shirt with a ruffle doen the front and I want to wear a waitcoat with it so I have got to finish this one. It is a New Year so new start........... Ailsa, finish a knitted item!!!!!!