. . . I tend to think. I found out yesterday that going to FIT costs only $2,000 per semester if you live in state. Since I just moved to NY state I have to wait until next year to be eligible for in-state tuition, but at the same time that means I have an entire year to save $4,000. I can get an associate's in fashion design in just one year since I already have a BS. Of course I want my focus to be knitwear, and at the same time I know I don't really need the design degree to be a designer, but all the same I think I would enjoy the process and the atmosphere. Since I work nights I could go to school during the day and still work full time. The mere thought has me totally excited.
On a more directly-knitting note, I am trying to get my WIPs itemized again. A long time ago I made a laundry list of shame (lol) -- I think I had 22 projects in various stages of non-completion. I've gotten better at not starting a million things and then three more, but I really haven't gotten better at finally finishing those items that are this close to being done. Like the Heath sweater, for example, which just needs a few more rows on the collar and the ends woven in.
Thankfully I did manage to pick up a long-standing UFO, the Heather cardigan in Cascade 220. I have the second sleeve about half finished. I don't think I'll have enough yarn to do the pattern as written, because I only have 2 full skeins left after the skein I'm using on the sleeve, which probably won't make it.
I am thinking of making the cardigan fronts less wide so that they don't meet in the middle -- instead of buttoning or zipping the cardigan closed, it would be tied closed at the waist, leaving the top and bottom open. There is a cardigan like this in one of my AV pattern books and I once saw a designer jacket like that, I think it's a cool idea. And since I need cardigans for work, where it tends to be cold always, I know I'll get some use out of it.
If I can get my camera to download onto the iBook, I'll post pictures tomorrow. Since I'll have tons of time.