So I have foolishly joined a 'secret santa' group and now have to knit something quick, simple but cute, I have been going through books, have seen pretty much every pattern on ravelry and am now comp
Have you ever wanted to convert that image of your prize terrier Bixie into a knit able version, plastered all over a scarf for your boyfriend?
Hell...these would look good on a PA! Or other augmentation.
"Need a marker? Here, Babe, gotcha one rightcheer..." Warms the heart, dontcha' think?
I have been quietly working on my preparation for the Village Halloween Parade and the New York City Marathon. Thankfully, only once a decade do they come back-to-back...like this year.
Yesterday, while flat on my back during a 30 minute wait in the exam room at the doctor's office, I was looking at the florescent lights, as there isn't much to review in the new room.
Start: 18th September 2009
Finish: 05th October 2009
Needles: 4 mm / 80 cm Addi Turbos
Yarns: GGH "Cumba"; 42% new wool, 28% alpaca, 30% acrylic; colours #014 (anthracite), #020 (turquoise)
Pattern: "George" by Jane Ellison in the Queensland Collection Book 9
Modifications: No turned-cuffs for the sleeves. CO less sts than required and then increased the sts. Knitted the edge band in one piece instead of dividing it. Also changed the buttonholes from the right-front to the left-front.
I've been working on Barbara Walker's Learn-To-Knit Afghan off-and-on since the Spring. When it's done it will be a gift for my husband, Joe. In the meantime it's been a great learning experience.
Here's something that I made for Ron who is a huge fan of the zombie genre. The pattern is from the Creepy Cute Crochet book which has all kinds of ghoulish things in it.
Random bitching below...
Why is it I can knit socks which are supposed to be so hard and can't even begin a simple dishcloth without it making look like a mess?
Has anyone been to S.A.F.F. in Asheville? It is only a 3 hr. drive for me . Thinking of going up on Sunday.