Wednesday, January 10, 2007


I finally got back to the swing of things (in terms of knitting). First off, an almost finished object:

Its Berroco's brea. A really quick knit. I'm using Jo Sharp wool I have in my stash from oh, 2 years ago. I'm almost done with the gusset. But still looking for a leather handle for the bag. The place listed on the pattern doesn't seem to sell the handles anymore.

Then some major frogging, good bye Paton's must-have cardigan (I don't really really need it...). Who am I kidding? With 2 young kids and homeschooling this year...

You get the picture. I'm realling digging Zimmermann's Knitting workshop. I'm doing the first yoke sweater. Using the USM to do the bulk of the knitting and then seaming it to create the round (sounds kind of backwards but it works). I also handknitted the moss stitch band. I did the front and back and 1 sleeve in about 2 days (3-4 hours). 1 more sleeve tonight and then I'll start knitting the top and adding a pattern to it. More pictures on that soon.

Another finished project but no pix yet, the kitty pi. Its all done, and felted. I washed it twice but it was still too floppy. Just ran it through the washer with the diapers and its good to go.


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Anonymous Rhonda said...

Interesting to know.

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