Archives for January 2008
My January goals were:
Knit most of my Chinese New Year sweater, but not all of it.
Score: 0.9. I’ve finished most of it, but I still have more left than I had planned.
Finish my brother’s scarf.
Score: 1.0. Finished just under the wire tonight.
Knit 2 top secret gifts.
Score: 0.5. The baby shower gifts were [...]
On Sunday I attended the baby shower of my SnB friend Katie. I decided to try making something new for her gift, and I turned to Mason-Dixon Knitting for the Baby Bib O’ Love and Baby Genius Burp Cloth, using the slip stitch pattern of the burp cloth for both of them. [...]
This morning I took a picture of my brother’s scarf to include in a birthday email. It’s 1/3 done and will obviously be late, but will be done by the next time I see him.
While I was at it, I got a progress shot of my Simple Knitted Bodice — I finished the body [...]
I just can’t seem to stop knitting these.
The first of the newest pair is with some Yarn Pirate yarn I ordered back in July. The colorway is Cannon Beach, and I think it’s appropriate that it’s on its way to my 2nd (and 4th) grade teacher who lives less than two hours [...]
I’ve seen bloggers who set and check monthly goals, and I’m going to give that a try this year. So here are my goals for the rest of this month:
Knit most of my Chinese New Year sweater, but not all of it. (If I finish it too soon, it’ll be hard to not [...]
I started my first big project of 2008 on Friday evening — my New Year’s sweater! For the past two years, I’ve had a new handknit sweater to wear for the first time on Chinese New Year. It works well with the tradition of wearing new clothes on New Year’s day for good [...]
I hope everyone who celebrated had a wonderful Christmas! Christmas morning I did some some solo knitting while drinking a vanilla latte and listening to a mixed CD from my boyfriend, which was a perfect start. I also ate my favorite dish cooked by my grandma for lunch (heated up in our casino [...]