I started a new project today. In the coming week I may be spending an awful lot of time sitting around bored and yet under a great deal of stress at the same time. I have been subpoenaed as a witness in a criminal trial. I need something mindless to do with my hands while I wait. "Mindless" because there will be a lot of other things crowding in on my thoughts. Miles and miles of non-stop stockinette stitch should do the trick!
These are the first few rows of the front piece of a sweater pattern aptly named "Boxy". It's the oddest thing! A big wide square with narrow little sleeves seamed onto the sides.Most people who have knit the pattern have loved the finished sweater if not the endless hours of stockinette stitch. I'm hopeful that the end result will be worthy of the time and hand spun yarn that will be going into it.
The wonky looking stitches are due in part to the handspun I am using. It's a bit over spun in places. The fabric is also intentionally very loose to provide the needed drape for the style. Hopefully a good blocking of the finished garment will improve it's appearance!