Monday, December 22, 2008

Just in time for her to go to Hawaii!!!

I finished the Entrelac Scarf (ravelry link) and pseudo-Fetching mitts....JUST in time for my friend to be going to HAWAII for Christmas! LOL At least she'll have them for when she returns to work in Jan.

Sweet Pea 1 grudgingly modeled these for me. These were in my last post but they've been blocked since and the pictures are better here.

Specs: Fetching pattern with a few modifications (in the notes on Ravelry). I mis-read the pattern so there is a cable at the wrist which should be at the top of the glove, but I thought it would be fine since my friend has small hands.
Yarn: Malabrigo silk blend (30% silk, 70% merino extrafine wool).
Needle: US7 (I think)

Specs: Finished size 9" x 58" My friend is 5'1. I think she'll be warm!
Yarn: Noro Silk Garden Lite #2018 - 4 skeins
Needle size US5

Now back to knitting a couple more presents.

Monday, December 08, 2008

Can you hear me now????

Yeah, I know the silence has been deafening, hasn't it? I do have a couple things to show for myself though. They are all WIP though. We had fall baseball and I was working on what? I don't remember! I do have two other WsIP which I forgot to take a picture of so those will have to wait.

Here is project Number 1 currently on the needles.

This is the Olive Branch Yoga Hoodie. I'm ready to knit the body now except that this has been put on the back burner until my few knitted Christmas items are finished. Hoodie to be seamed later. I'm using a Knitpicks Yarn...Main Line in Blueberry.

This picture is just to prove there are 2 sleeves. :)

Current active project is this wide Entrelac scarf

I decided I wanted to learn to knit entrelac because KathyJo was going to learn how. I'm really enjoying it mostly. I can knit away and only have to wake up every now. I know that I would NOT want to do the Lady Eleanor Stole. I believe there IS too much of a good thing. :) I'm using Noro Silk Garden in I don't remember. I'll provide the finished specs when I complete it.

Another project which needed to sit in the corner for while is this:

This is the Undulating Waves Scarf. My first foray at beads. I have a LOT more done than this picture shows, but I forgot to snap it....later.

Oh, WAIT! I do have a very bad photo of a completed project! Fetching, or my rendition of Fetching. WONDERFUL Malabrigo silk blend was used (30% silk, 70% merino extrafine wool). LOVE, LOVE this yarn! I have another skein to make myself a pair of fingerless mitts after the Christmas knitting is complete (aka the Entrelac scarf). I used size 6 needles.