Tuesday, December 30, 2008

I finished a hat!!! Also, one fingerless mitt...

I finished Michael's hat (Part Deux). I think he looks good in it. It is not itchy as well, which is good.
I also knit one fingerless glove. It doesn't do me a whole lot of good right now, being one fingerless glove.
It's Spirogyra in Malabrigo Silky Merino in Plum Blossom (the short version). Here is a link to the pattern.


Sunday, December 21, 2008

I finished the Cowl-Hoodie.

It turned out so well!!!!!!!!

I am as happy with this project as I have been with any in a long time. It serves its purpose admirably. It is long enough in the back to cover my neck and tuck into my coat and clings to my face to keep the wind out. I wore it out yesterday into the weather we have been having here in New England this weekend. It needs to stop snowing already.

Look, it's a tube!!!
I hope everyone is having a Happy Chanukah!!! We didn't manage to get potatoes today due to the aforementioned weather-it is gross out there.

I did some knitting on another small project-I started another hat for Michael because the other one was too scratchy.

We spent a fair bit of time grouting the rest of the tile today.

Here is the result of that darn snow.

We used to have stairs now we have a slide!!!

Happy Knitting!

Saturday, December 13, 2008

I've been busy knitting!

I've been so busy knitting. I have done a lot of work on the Chuppah.

First, I picked the new stitch pattern for the top lace pattern. It's the Lighted Torches pattern. It's again, picked for symbolic reasons and because it is so pretty.Here is the "money shot." It's grown quite large. Soon it shall take over the entire house and we shall be swallowed up in white yarn. Garrr, I am the Chuppah coming to eat you!
Here is the new stitch pattern at the top, then the middle candle tree pattern, then the bottom stitch.
Here is a close up of the first repeat of the new stitch pattern.

I finally washed and am blocking Michael's socks. They are drying as we speak!

I am about 80% done with the Hoodie-Cowl. It is so warm and soft and this yarn is luscious. I am going to knit a pair of fingerless gloves/mittens when I am done with this. My top choices are marked as favorites on my ravelry page-under KnittingDefender.
Happy Knitting (and Holidays!!!)