Archives for June 2006
Last night I finished (ends and all) my purple ChicKami. I remembered that I still haven’t photographed my finished Something Purple, so here are both of them.
Pattern: Knit and Tonic’s Something Red
Yarn: Baruffa Maratona (100% merino), from the December Yarn Lady Bag Sale
Modifications: adjusted for gauge and size, no [...]
For Mother’s Day, I decided to knit my mom a sweater. I knew I couldn’t do it without her involvement in the decision process, so I knit her a tiny sample (based on the pattern in Last Minute Knitted Gifts).
For Father’s Day, I decided to knit my dad a pair of socks. I [...]
Look, there’s a cute lemon hat resting in that tree!
Hopefully it will distract you from noticing that this:
has now become this:
(I love the funny face it makes.) I’m not discouraged. The new version will contain fewer stitches per round, so it should go pretty quickly. And most importantly, it will fit me!
Happy World Wide KIP Day! I knit in public (alone and with others) pretty regularly, but I don’t often knit in parks. So it was a nice opportunity to take part in the WWKIP gathering this afternoon at Douglas Park in Santa Monica. The weather was great (after a really grey week), [...]
One of my long overdue FO photos – my pink Green Gable:
Knitting period: 5/2-5/9/06
Knitting places: Kauai, Santa Monica SnB
Pattern: Green Gable from Zephyr Style
Yarn: Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece (80% cotton/20% merino) – 2 skeins of Victorian Pink
Buying a pattern online is always a gamble because you don’t know what [...]
Yesterday was the big Yarn Lady Bag Sale. Earlier this week I was undecided about going, but I’m really glad I did! I joined Jillian and her fun group, becoming an honorary Pasadena SnBer – thanks everyone! How much damage can a van full of six knitters do at the bag [...]