I had been sewing it up very slowly because I have been playing around with the knitmaster 360 for most of the week lol, it is wonderful, standard gauge machines are so much more versatile than mid gauge/chunky machines. Here is the sweater anyway.
I have been doing some more lace, I adore that Lc2 lace carriage as it produces wonderful lace without even looking, well always keep an eye out for those odd stitches that decide to jump off the needles, what do you think anyway? I knitted the plain and fashion lace, thanks to Susan's Video I knew I had it all set up correctly so thank you very much for that video Susan it was much appreciated. I wanted to do the motif lace but I don't have the motif punchcard out of the lace card set, mine is messing for some reason.
I had a go at knitting a sock in tuck stitch, it was the first time I knitted a sock in a pattern so I don't know if I was doing it right or not but I think it turned out ok.
I wasn't even going to attempt knitting the heal and toe in tuck stitch because of all the yarn strands across the needles, I just knitted them in plain stocking stitch, I couldn't of done the heal and toe in tuck stitch anyway because when you knit tuck stitch the pattern shows on the purl side so the strands from the short rowing would show on what would be the right side, the purl side, even if I did the heal and toe in stocking stitch it would still show the short row strands on the tuck stitch purl side.
What I did was, I took it off on waste yarn and turned it around so the knit side was facing and then I re hung it and knitted the heal, after knitting the heal I took it off on waste yarn again and flipped it over so the purl side was facing me and then re hung that and carried on with the tuck pattern. I did knit the 1x1 rib with the latch tool - grrrr lol. I won't be making the other sock because I didn't have enough yarn to do so but it is defiantly a warm sock for the winter months especially when it is knitted in double knit which by the way is what thickness of yarn I used for this sock.
I am sorry it is a long post but I have been naughty and havn't been updating you on what I have knit, haha.