Archive - Feb 8, 2007

grandcarriage's picture

hatshatshats & a request.

So far, I am on line with my "hat a day" programme: Thus far, I have made 15 hats, so I am a couple days ahead. I have gotten all my "Early Valentine's gifts: (aka Late Christmas gifts) out sans the sweaters I am making for my folks. I have paid my Chiropractor for 3 sessions on my back with a hat per each session (who needs Canadian Nationalized Health care...I just pay in manipulated yarn) and my Masseur with a scarf. So, here's the rub: I have a valentine's scarf to send, and I want a fabulous pattern that I can knit in a couple days (I knit very fast). So, I need suggestions. Please note, FABULOUS.....I keep doing the same very nice but hardly mind blowing double seed stitch variations in my chasse method. What are y'all's favorite patterns~ something that you'd like to get as a valentine. Thanks much

Eikon's picture

Grumble Grumble Damn Sweater Grumble

Ok I think I need to start over on a sweater. I was using the hoodies pattern from out of the Stitch and Bitch but the sleeves are ugly. They are not angled into the body of the sweater at all and look ridiculously short. So two months later and 8 skeins of Malabrigo and I think it is going to be deconstructed.

Chris Vandenburg's picture

Still Kicking!

Ok, I know I've been MIA lately and have a lot of email from you guys being concerned about my welfare, thank y'all, and thought I would touch base and let you know what is going on.

Jeff and I have been looking at buying a house here in Dallas, yes ladies and germs we are moving in together, and I think we have found the one we want. Right now I'm awaiting a call from the realtor to see if our offer has been accepted. Yep, we're gonna own our own little piece of the Lone Star State. If that happens y'all are invited to come vist, Yankees included. We'll show you what southern hospitality is all about. A land where the old folks sit on the porch and strum their bayous and the chitlin's bloom in the front yard. (that last sentence was for the Yankees)

I've finally admitted to Jeff that I am a P.O.W. (prisoner of wool) and revealed (some) of my stash to him. He must really like me.. he still wants to move in together. That says a lot about a man!

Hope y'all are doing well and thanks as always,

Chris