So the tank is growing and am feeling quite pleased with the progress, especially as I've been a bit poorly this week.
Negotiated the short rows at the hem and the waist decreases fine but messed up when trying to do bar increases on the purl side - had to do a bit of tinking back to where I am now and must do some counting before I try again - found a helpful little video clip which is so much more illuminating than the instructions in my books. Some things you just need to see in action.
Am enjoying the Rowanspun, though despite Piglottie's warning not to pull too hard I have broken the yarn once already. Bit of a violent tug when the ball was trapped under my 1TB's elbow didn't do it any favours. It's been fine since though and stands up to the normal pull off the ball so long as there isn't an obstruction!
Hope to get lots of knitting in this weekend - maybe even start on those toe-up socks as the yarn has been safely delivered in a ball now - hurrah for my ace winding, sort of MIL, or the dimple stitch shawl as my extra long Addi Turbo (can't say/type/think these words without the accompanying sound effect from Cast On!) has arrived.
Am also stalking a sock knitting book - I thought I was decided on Lucy Neatby's Cool Socks, Warm Feet but am now debating Charlene Schurch's Sensational Knitted Socks. Any thoughts on this dilemma welcomed!