Even though it seems like I can only knit three or four rows in an evening, it is progressing. Here is the measurement of the armhole:
Or else I'm ready for the ribbing--do you stretch out your knits to add that extra inch that will allow you to move on to a more interesting part?
Now on to CONTROVERSY IN THE FIBER WORLD. Or I guess the clothing world.
First, Clara Parkes (who ran the late Knitter's Review website) got into a little slap down with Duluth Trading Company: read about it here.
And then, a Canadian sheep farm got upset about these tags on Lucky brand clothes:
And published this on their Facebook page:
Now, I have to admit I have a fake-fleece coat (purchased from LL Bean 7 or 8 years ago). I feel a bit guilty but I also feel a bit OK because I've only washed it once or twice (yes, that is once or twice too many). It is important to think twice about those things now, I think.