I decided to give Jamieson’s Soft Shetland one more try without the garter stitch boarder and didn’t measure the swatch until it was completely finished and washed. Voilà, the second swatch passes muster. I’ll start casting on the first piece when my work schedule calms down a bit.
I’ve been unwinding after long days at work by spinning the Rainbow Roving that I picked up at the Back Sheep Gathering this summer. Oh, this roving is so pleasant to spin in a relaxed fashion that I haven’t been too concerned about measure twists per inch.