Originally published August 12, 2011These are the days of road trips — long drives out to The Gorge with
the car packed to the gills, day jaunts out to the hot springs, weekend
trips to the lake.
But here’s a dilemma I often run into: I’ve
packed the perfect knitting project for the car, but a couple hours
into it, I get to the part in the pattern where it tells me, work in stockinette stitch until work measures 26″.
Now, I’ve learned the hard way that you
can’t accurately measure a piece of fabric by throwing it over your
knee, on top of a dusty dashboard, or against the...