February in May

February Lady Sweater is done and I really like it; I like how it knits up and how it wears.  Fun knit.  I might just have to make more of these.

Pattern: February Lady Sweater by Pamela Wynne (free download through Ravelry)
Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease
Needles: US 6 (4 mm)

I went for my second round of fingerprint scans at Homeland Security this morning, and it was a bit more hopeful.  At least this time, I didn’t see little red boxes all over my fingerprint scans on the scanning machine monitor.  Last month, the agent pronounced my fingerprint scans done after I watched little red boxes appear all over my scans on the monitor, only to receive a notice in the mail a week later telling me that my scans weren’t good enough and that I would have to go back today for the re-scan.  So my husband and I did some homework and we asked professional fingerprint technicians about getting good fingerprints.  We talked to a private fingerprinting business, Kirkland Police and Seattle Police and they all said to use a little bit of Corn Huskers Lotion and that that is what they use when someone has dry hands.  The trick, they told us, is not too apply too much lotion because it will fill the ridges of the fingerprints.  So today, although the agent observed that I have really dry hands, it seemed like it went better because I didn’t see the red boxes on the scans on the monitor.  So, now we wait to see if we get another notice in the mail next week.


2 thoughts on “February in May

  1. Love your sweater. Looks like it will be the perfect summer sweater. I’ve been having urged lately to knit a sweater, but usually I’m not that happy with the outcome 🙂 I’ll have to keep this pattern in mind 🙂

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