Monday, June 30, 2008


All the knitting is done - whew, what a feeling!

To be blocked on Wednesday and then all the ends woven in. The Absolute fits my husband!! Can't beat that!

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Knittin' away

May Bookmark KAL
Started: 5/10/08
Finished: 6/4/08
Needles: US1
Yarn: #10 cotton
Tessellating Fish
Started: 5/20/08
Finished: 6/4/08
Needles: US5
Yarn: Lilly Sugar 'n Cream Stripes 100% Cotton
Color: 23114 Lot: 170928
This pattern uses up scraps of yarn - then is sewn together for an afghan.

First Kite for Go Fly a Kite Afghan
Started: 5/20/08
Finished: 6/4/08
Needles: US5
Yarn: Lily Sugar & Cream Stripes 100% cotton
Color: 23114 Lot: 170928

Bear made for DD#2 - she loves it :o)

Mother Bear Project Pattern
Started: 5/13/08
Finished: 6/9/08
Big long break taken to start and finish baby sweaters, hat, and booties for shower
Needles: US7 & US6
Bear Yarn: Lion Brand Yarn - Vanna's Choice 100% Acrylic
Color: 130 Honey
Lot: 36063
Size US 7 needles

Shorts & Shirt Yarn: Universal Yarn Inc - Classic Worsted 20% wool/80% Acrylic
Color: 623 Lot: 05001
Size US 6 needles

Skirt Yarn: Berroco Plush Colors 100% Nylon
Color: 1951 Lot: 31
Size US7 needles

Sunday, June 8, 2008

2 Layettes done & gifted

For the boy baby due mid September

Hats knitted on size 8 needles
Booties knitted on size 7 needles
Blue sweater knitted on size 8 needles
Pink sweater knitted on size 9 needles

For the girl baby due the end of July

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Not one...

but TWO baby sweaters!!
Done in time for the baby shower this weekend

The two sweaters together. The top one is smaller because it was knit on size US8 needles.
Baby Fleece Set by Knit One Crochet Too
Started: 4/15/08
Finished: 6/4/08
Needles: US9
Yarn: Knit One Crochet Too Fleece - 100% polyester
Colors: Bubblegum, Vanilla, & Coral
The tag at the back of the sweater is made from a piece of ribbon that I wrote our names on.

Just regular buttons.

Baby Fleece Set by Knit One Crochet Too
Started: 5/20/2008
Finished: 6/4/2008
Needles: US 8
Yarn: Knit One Crochet too Fleece - 100% Polyester
Color: #6825 Blueberry
Lot: #03
The size 8 needles created a very nice fabric. I would use this size needle for the next sweater. The only modification that I would make the next time around would be to change the arm ribbing to a contrasting color. I think that would add some extra accent.

More plain buttons. These are the easiest to use for me.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

I WON...

my first EVER contest!!! Very exciting!! The Knitorious Mrs. B was having a contest and I entered on a whim. Look what I won! I have been wanting to read this book for a long, long time and now I have it - I can't wait to curl up with it.