I had forgotten how much sewing up a knitting machine creates - but I really think the finished effect is worth it.The fingerless gloves/mittents turned out better than expected, even though I changed the pattern slightly and knitted the mitt part after and sewed it in place as it was a bit fiddly rehanging it on the machine. I kept getting caught in the sinker arms. Wearing jumpers with knitting machines is not the best idea in the world, and I remember I used to wear old shirts when I knitted. So off to the charity shop to find some for my next spell of knitting.
The hat looked much better than this photo shows, and because it knitted larger than anticipated, I have added it to my already extensive collection of hats. I even wore it yesterday as the weather was so windy.:)
I now feel guilty that I have not yet finished the pram blanket, as its an order. So I will try and concentrate on that for a few days. Though my beautiful knitting machine is looking at me reproachfully:)
Many thanks to Sue for the link in her blog. http://susyranner.blogspot.com/ As I am still a bit of a novice at this blogging, having managed to lose the site shortly after I created it. I hope in time it will get better and more interesting, but don't hold your breath :)