Among the 6 patterns I have done so far, I like this one most. The reason that I am not too happy with what I've done is that I should have twisted the cable in the last row. Now it just doesn't look so right to me.
Well, the afghan is not the only project being put aside. Do you remember the "Pretty Comfy Socks"? I am still working on the first one. The pattern calls for short-row heel and I found it a bit confusing at the beginning. But with some frogging and researching on the internet, I am almost approaching the toe now:
It seems that I still have a lot of yarn in the first ball ... definitely more than enough to finish the first sock.
As for the cotton tank, I am half way through the braid pattern on the back:
I have also added 2 new crochet projects. One is a hat for my niece's birthday. If I have the time, I may also make her a bag. The other one is a skinny scarf for myself. Surprising, isn't it? I told Siow Chin not long ago that I had to take a break from scarves, yet here I am making another one. But this one is different, though. I think I would like to have a scarf for summer night out ... one that is solely decorative in purpose, without any "substance". Thus, novelty yarn is the perfect choice. Another surprise, huh? Yeah, I hate working with novelty yarn. For this one, it's a ladder yarn ... which doesn't help to make me like it. I have to chain 3 times before I can figure out how to get the stitches. However, the scarf looks quite beautiful: