After almost two months of crazy deadlines, I was eager to knit something at a relaxed pace. Since my birthday was coming up, I thought I ought to make myself something. I chose this design, because I thought it might go well with my dresses.
I can’t believe I kept forgetting to post about this! I can now share the secret knitting project mentioned in this post.
p align=”center” I was lucky enough to be one of the sample knitters for Cookie A’s new sock book
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The dog sweater? It is done, steeks and all! I finished it last Friday. Pictures coming soon!
Meanwhile, here’s a few small items I recently made. Small projects are great distractions!
This baby hat is part of the test-knit mentioned earlier.
Tags: 99 little doilies, baby, bookmark, cables, cables and colors, cashsoft, colorwork, crochet, curvaceous cables, dawn brocco, doily, green, hat, knitting, orange, patricia kristoffersen, peace, polarbears, purple, rowan, stranded, test-knit, white
(Quick note: My dad’s health has declined since his long illness a couple years ago. This past summer, he was accepted as a candidate for a heart transplant, and last week, he was admitted to the hospital and is now waiting for a new heart. My cousin up north is also in the hospital with [...]
I was really suprprised at how quickly I was able to knit these. It took only 6 days (I took one day off to seam and finish the Loon sweater). Considering that these are my first ever pair of stranded colorwork socks, I’m very happy with them.
(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 [...]
I’m taking a break from Ravelympics 2008 (more about that later) to show you all my latest FO.
Finishing up this cutie.
For a while, I was working on my current SOS08 pair, Big Basin (from Six Sox Knitalong). This is the first time I’m using a wool-tencel blend
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