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Purple teddy bear

I made one of these for my neice, and another one (in variegated lavender) for her brother.  It's gotten "very well loved" in that Velveteen Rabbit sort of way - kind of rougher around the edges now, although it's holding together!

I must be blind...

Don't laugh...but could someone please tell me how to update my profile...I am sure it's some link staring me right in the face, but I haven't had lunch yet and I'm losing my mind!

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Michael in cowboy hat

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Michael's face

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It's Official!

First, that I am finally home after 1,587 miles of driving!

Second, that Dallas is now having the second mens knitting group meeting (I missed the maiden voyage 3 weeks ago)  and clever, clever and very talented Michael Cook came up with a name for the group that is both descriptive and ROFL hillarious. Get this!!  "Fruits and Fiber"!!  Is that a great name or what?  I love it!

 And for all of you still clogging out there.  I have been way too busy to finish mine and there is no hurry now for myself, but still want to see results and how you all are getting along!

update on jacky fee sweater

Hi guys, just hought I would post an update on my progress. I have to say I am really enjoying this project. Its my first project using circular needles and am really enjoying using them. I have finished the main body of the sweater and am now working on the sleeves.

I thought I was gonna have problems with the sleeves and I was right. I decided to do the full sleeve. I followed what the book instructed but found there were to many stitches to add on the last row of ribbing and it made the knitting really tight also the maths didnt work out as well as I had hoped. So out it came. Attempt number 1

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Help Needed with Karabella Leaf Lace Pattern

Hello,

 I was wondering if any of you have knitted up the Karabella Lace Leaf Shawl.  I am having diffuculties starting with row 43 of the pattern and wanted to know if someone could extend some help.

I really do like the way the pattern knits up and would like to complete it.

Please help,

 

Marisol

The boy wants a hat...

Whatever he wants, he gets...and the boy(friend) wants a hat!  Now, I am knew to kintting and quite timid at that.  I have only done/tought myself the simple kint stich.  Any suggestions for a cool/sexy hat that is easy to comprehend/learn how to do?  Any help would be greatly appreciated...there is a 40% off sale at my LYS tonight!

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Podcasts?

I recently got an iPod, and subsequently discovered podcasts.  I've currently got KnitCast, Cast-on and It's a Purl, Man on my subscription list.  For those of you who listen to podcasts, and specifically knitting podcasts, which ones do you listen to?  Are there any specifically male ones (It's a Purl, Man is, I know).  And what is the feeling on getting together a community podcast?  Is there any interest in it (like different authors on the podcast, in a collaborative effort)?

This is where my mind goes.

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Felted Entrelac Tote

Here's another one of my finished objects. I have a few more to upload to the gallery. But I am pacing them so I don't hog the homepage. Smile

This is Felted Entrelac Tote, done in Wool of the Andes. Both pattern and yarn came from KnitPicks. Their website described this as a nice introduction to entrelac. So I went for it. But either because I was too new to knitting, or some instructions were missing, I had difficulties figuring out how to continue in a couple of spots. BUT, since it was a felted project, I just fudged it. I think it turned out OK. It's now my favorite bag to carry knitting stuff around the house. Felting the bag was FUN (my first time)! I think I checked the washer at least 10 times throughout the process. Wool of the Andes worked really well.

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