|Today at work someone was showing me the arm knitted cowl she made over the holidays, I was so impressed, especially as it looked so warm and the heating had failed yet again at work, I was desperate to get home to try arm knitting for myself. The instructions suggest using 2 strands of super chunky, but the nearest I had was various odd balls of ordinary chunky, so I used 4 different ones, this is the finished result, I know it looks messy but it looks good on and it didn't take long to make once I got started. It took me ages to master the casting on, so by the time I was half way through the cowl I needed the toilet (too many cups of tea when I got in from work). Well anyone who has tried arm knitting will know that once you make a start you are, in effect, 'handcuffed' by the yarn.|
Can you imagine the struggle I had to carry the cowl and the 4 balls of yarn, with my wrists tied together, if I'd had any sense at all I'd have waited until I got to the end of the row, but truth be told, I had been so engrossed in my work that by the time I realised I need the toilet, the need was urgent so I struggled on, it is incredibly difficult to oick up a dress & pull down knickers with no free hands, so afterwards I got dry knickers on and wiped the toilet seat!