Ravelympics 2008: FO #1

Whew, I finished my first project for the Ravelympics on Monday! :) I’m really happy with the results. It wasn’t a difficult pattern, but was time-consuming. With this, I earned medals in Sweater Sprint and Colorwork Cross-Country.

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Ravelympics 2008: Days 1-7

(Many thanks for everyone’s kind comments about the bunny pullover. I’ve been so focused on my Olympic knitting that email, blog-reading, and the like have fallen by the wayside, sorry!)

The Ravelry is doing a fun knit/crochet/spin/dye/whatever-along during the 2008 Olympics, with over 5500 members participating. I signed up with two projects and two teams: The [...]

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Hat Hat

I’ve been knitting a lot with stash lately. It’s apparent from looking at past projects and my stash that, albeit my love for color, I do have a fondness for black and gray. These are my favored neutral colors—when I can’t make a color decision (”Oooh, purple! Oooh, red!”), I usually end up with [...]

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Small Items

Have you ever misplaced a needle, only to find it in the laundry a few days later?

I’ve been busy! I finished the Flamingo socks and mailed them off, sans mutant Zebras. The person who will receive the Zebras has already returned to the Cities, so I will gift these separately. Pictures are forthcoming.

I took [...]

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Show & Tell

Other than the Color Blox socks I posted about last weekend, I haven’t been able to share my recent FOs.

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Behind

I’m really behind right now. I owe zillions of emails. I have lots of photos to transfer and crop. My SYAC swap pal received her socks, yay! I was surprised last week by two wonderful packages in the mail, one from my SP8 and the other from Atlantis (1SSP), wowee! I will blog about these [...]

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Making Progress!

Thanks again for the compliments about my recently completed Madder Ribbed socks. I appreciated them and enjoyed these socks very much (even though I had to rip them out and restart)… the patterning is simple yet entertaining and attractive.

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Madder Ribbed Socks

Ta da, here are a couple pictures of my most recently completed pair. These will be a gift later this year. So I first tried them on for an “action” shot before washing.

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In progress…

Sock Count (Pairs)

  • 2009 ~ 2
  • 2008 ~ 7
  • 2007 ~ 18 (1 baby)
  • 2006 ~ 20 (14 adult)
  • 2005 ~ 2
  • 2004 ~ 5
  • 2003 ~ 1
  • Total (sans 2009): 53

Just Stuff

  • Six Sox Knitalong
  • Sockamania Club Knitalong
  • zMeme
  • zRavelry
  • zSock Nation
  • zTSFB

 

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