Friday, February 29, 2008
Thursday, February 28, 2008
While my other project is on hold, I'm trying to finish up some socks for myself (it's odd I don't knit for myself that often, for some reason I really like knitting for others) Anyway these are just plain socks with contrasting color cuff/heels/toes. They seem to be taking forever. Maybe that's because I have a huge foot. I think with pattern repeats I trick myself into feeling like I've made more progress (one repeat down, 5 to go, etc..) Oh well....need to get these done so that I can start something else :) Wonder what it will be?
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
So buttons have been found--thank you Wally World! Which means stick a fork in it, it is done!
Pattern: February Baby Sweater from Knitter's Almanac by Elizabeth Zimmerman
Yarn: Knitpicks Shine Sport, grass, 2 + a little balls
Modifications: Because this is for a baby boy, I just did plain stockinette instead of the lacy patterns suggested. I also did 10% decrease for the cuffs of the sleeves because it looked better that way. Somehow the way I did the sleeves I got "holes" at the side of each sleeve that I had to go back and stitch up. Maybe I did something wrong.
What's up next? Here is a little preview....(I couldn't help showing of my stitch markers--a special Christmas present) More details coming soon!
And as promised...springtime has hit the BR...we had to turn on the AC last night...ugh....humididy, need I say more? It does appear to be cooling off today (I know all of you in colder regions of the US hate me right now, but yesterday my mom said it was warm (40 F) People here wouldn't know what to do if that were a high!
Monday, February 25, 2008
Knox: Oh mom, you put that on the floor just for me!!! I love your yarn!
Me: Nice try little one!
K: I love your yarn! I wish I could knit!
So cute! Tomorrow---pictures of springtime in BR and maybe a finished sweater!
Friday, February 22, 2008
Thursday, February 21, 2008
It is especially nice that few seams are needed. Now I just have to keep my eyes open for the perfect buttons!