Making a little progress

It was nice to finish the rib yesterday as it was 26 rows of single K1, P1 which does get a little boring especially when a pretty pattern follows the ribbing.

The rib and one complete repeat of the pattern knitted too

This morning I was determined to complete 28 rows of the first pattern repeat and I was successful.

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This shows the pattern slightly closer. I liked the last row of the leaf as the centre stitch goes straight up. This was achieved by slipping two stitches together knit wise, knitting the next stitch and passing the two slip stitches together over the knit stitch.

We had a trip into the city of Adelaide this afternoon and went to the historic Adelaide Arcade off of Rundle Mall. The specialty button store that I remembered from 22 years ago is still there – but closed today as it was Easter Saturday and a public holiday for some stores. When I get as far as the button band I will take the cardigan into that store to buy some suitable buttons for the colour and style of the band.