You’d think, as the founder and overall cheerleader of NaKniSweMo, I would’ve been poised at 11:59 p.m. on the 31st, just itching to cast on! You’d be wrong, though. I was facedown in bed and probably snoring. But after some casting on, casting off, casting on again-style decisionmaking, I think I know what I’m going to knit this month! An Elizabeth Zimmermann adult surprise jacket in Amy Butler-ish colors, with liberal use of provisional cast on (my favorite), vertical bust darts (check out this great tutorial) and maybe felting…we’ll see.
Yes, because it would have been easy to just slap another top-down raglan on the needles, which I consider cheating, or to count one of my due-next-month book sweaters. Will I crash and burn? Let’s find out.