The lovely blogger Caffeine Girl mentioned the acronym/concept GAAK (Growth As A Knitter) on her blog earlier this year. It was in relation to one of her projects, which I think was a Cookie A pattern for socks.
I can say with absolute certainty that I have definitely experienced GAAK on the Travel Shawl. This is the first lace project where the chart and the rows actually made sense to me. On every other lace project I've completed, I knitted on blind faith, with absolutely no clue where it was going other than a picture of somebody else's finished project.
I'm quite impressed with myself.
The Lettuce Cardigan is coming along nicely. It's still orange. Still looks completely shapeless - all bunched up on the needles. I will put the sleeve stitches on holders either today or tomorrow. Life is good.
And now for Georgia at Lincoln Center. I have titled the series White, Black and 1,000 Shades of Pink:
She thought that lying down on the bench while I took her photo was about the funniest thing EVER. (If you can't already tell from her photo)