Monday, November 4, 2013
I've reached the bottom of my sweater! How exciting! I have picked up all the stitches for the buttonhole band and neck band and have the 1st row knitted. I have 8 more rows of ribbing with button holes to go. I went to JoAnn's to find buttons - no luck. How disappointing! I need 3/4 inch buttons and finally hit the web last night. I gave up on colored ones to match and am now looking at mother of pearl or abalone buttons. They are a bit pricey so am a little afraid of ordering online. I'm not sure how this problem will be solved. I ended up getting another skein of yarn to make the sleeves long instead of 3/4 length. Luckily, the shop still had the same dye lot.