“He was knitting a sock. He knitted a good deal, he would tell you if you asked him, to keep himself from smoking, adding that he also smoked a good deal to keep himself from knitting.” — Cocktail Time


The DNA scarf is coming along, with only 3 cable pattern repeats to go. It looks very much as it did last time I put its portrait up, so I don’t think I will bother doing so again. It is a very nice pattern. Since I’m planning to make a couple more, I had hoped to have the pattern learned by now, but it doesn’t seem to be that kind of pattern, for me at least. I am still dependent on the chart.

“‘Excuse me a moment,’ murmured Mr. Saxby, applying himself to the sock again, ‘I’m just turning the heel. Do you knit?’ ‘No.’ ‘Sleep does. It knits up the ravelled sleave of care.'” — Cocktail Time