Saturday, November 21, 2009
And here is an update on my Miss Marple socks. I have them both worked up to this point but the pictures keep coming out more yellow than green, so I wanted to just put up a picture with the right coloring. :) I think mosaic is my new favorite knitting technique!
I didn't realize how close we are to Hanukkah until I happened to look at my December calender a few days ago. I put down everything else I was working on and started a neck warmer for my daughter-in-law. The Happiness Socks are almost finished, and those will be for my son. I have to get everything done so I can ship it all out to Oregon if I want it to get there on time!
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Friday, November 20, 2009
for the yearly gig in November.....but I made it. Here's my version of the Central Park Hoodie done into a vest. Never being home due to swim meets and life's whatnots......it sat around a lot. I've finished and given away socks without taking pictures, and we won't talk about the frog pond. Let's just say I'm drunk on pond scum! Tis all good.
Hope everyone is doing well, and hope to catch up reading soon!
One is for my youngest son. He has a 6"foot. His socks are the red ones.
One pair for me... the natural ones.
The red ones are made in Neveda Socky - a 3 ply sock yarn. His pair will be a holiday gift.
The natural ones are made in Lidl Treviso - also a 3 ply sock yarn. For this pair I used 345 yards.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
I'm making a shawl for my mother. Using some Cachet yarn from my stash and a prayer shawl ministry pattern.
A sweater for my precious grandaughter, Haley - almost 5! Sirdar Snuggly Magic yarn and I think size 6 needles.
And... I'm making an entrelac scarf. Our local knitting guild is having a retreat in the spring and I thought it would be helpful if I knew how to do it.... having fun! The yarn is Ironstone and I'm using size 9 needles.
I know baby socks don't count towards the kal but I made these as a gift and thought I'd post them. Turned out cute!
I love what all of you are doing - beautiful items. Happy Knitting, yoyosocksister aka Renee'
I've got leftover yarn so I'm trying to get a pair of fingerless gloves done too. I am not sure if there is enough yarn for the second one. We shall see. They are called Under the Tree.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
This is a KAL, so I don't know whether I will have it finished by the deadline, but here is the photo of the results of knitting the first 3 clues. (I don't know how many there are.) Although the pattern suggests lace-weight yarn, I am using fingering weight - JaggerSpun Maine Line in Teal and size 7 needles.
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str lightweight in turquoise
knitting all these shawlettes made me itchy to design my own...so the str that i was originally going to use for a gathered scarf, and then a multnomah was repurposed for this new project...
str lightweight in a raven colorway millend
i am in the process of writing up the pattern. yeah, right! debi laughs at me but i do get maximum play value with my yarn! you wanna see the noro thing?! nay...
and i have an idea for an "infinity" scarf. here is the start.
(my 2nd favorite color which i still can't photograph to true intensity or color)
you all are NOT disappointing me a bit. i am so loving all your projects. remember, we will be giving away one prize for every 10 finished projects posted!!!!
Monday, November 16, 2009
Fiesta Boomerang Cinnamon
64st vanilla socks
Started: Oct 30
Then I knit him a pair of Boomerang socks in Reflection.
Fiesta Boomerang Reflection
64st vanilla socks
Started: Nov 6
Finished: Nov 10
Now I have some fingerless mitts that I need to finish so I can take a final picture! I flew through the first one and forgot to take an in progress pic til I got to the thumb.
I will finish these up today then I have a pair of socks for my son on the needles!
Sunday, November 15, 2009
I LOVE this CPY ultramarine and the yarn is wonderful to use for this pattern. Just the right drape for this little scarf/shawlette, Lulu by Birgit Freyer. I'm on row 131 and just wanted to show you the progress. We are expecting houseguests soon and I really should be doing all kinds of chores, but this has my complete attention now. :) One of the chores is to move the yarn stash in the guest room. Oh dear, do I sense some more distractions trying to get the room ready? LOL
I finished a pair of socks for my adult size grandson.
Yarn is Bernat Sox
Needles US #2/2.75mm
my own pattern.
I also knit a vest for a smaller grandson
Yarn is Wool-Ease black sprinkles accented with Wool-Ease white.