That's right, Mr. Estonian Mitten has a partner! Who looks (almost) exactly like him! I sat down today and finished up the second mitten so that I could have them to wear when we go on our big holiday trip (visiting my in-laws first, and then my family...lots of driving, which means lots of easy… Continue reading I have warm hands!
I figured out how to set in sleeves (it wasn't as hard as I thought, but it was very time consuming, and not nearly so fun as knitting!), and finished the first sleeve yesterday, and the second one today. So now, here's some photographic evidence that this lovely sweater is now a Finished Object! Here's… Continue reading Almost a year in the making
Yesterday we ran a few errands, and one of the items that was picked up during said errands was a bottle of Eucalan. We stopped by a yarn shop that was nearish our errand destinations, and I apparently was the lucky winner, since this was their last bottle of the good stuff. (As a side… Continue reading block party!
Well, the knitting of said stuff, at least...but not the finishing. Since my last post, I've completed two projects, both of which have been on the needles a ridiculously long time. The first of these was the scarf I've been knitting for my dear friend Wyl (who blogs over at Carriage Return; the first mention… Continue reading Holy crap, I finished stuff!
I just realized that I never made a "Finished Object" post about my stripy socks. So, here they are, in all their glory: Stats Pattern: my own, based on the guidelines in the Yarn Harlot's newest book. Yarn: Vesper Sock Yarn, in colorway "Knit and Tonic" (which matches my lj perfectly!) Needles: Size 1 Clover… Continue reading Finished Object (Stripy-Socks)
I finished my Jaywalker socks at work yesterday, and finally was able to get a picture of them this evening. They're my second finished object of '06: Stats Pattern: Jaywalker Sock, by Grumperina Yarn: Blue Moon Fiber Arts "Socks that Rock", colorway "Fire on the Mountain" Needles: Size 1 Clover Bamboo dpns Modifications: I knit… Continue reading Finished Object (Jaywalker Socks)
My first finished object of '06 (I haven't had much time to knit this year!): Stats: Pattern: made up as I went along Yarn: Plymouth Encore Worsted, leftover from an earlier project Needles: Size 4 Brittany dpns A close-up of one of the ties, which are supposed to look like devil-tails. The hat on Duck,… Continue reading Finished Object (Devil-hat)