Saturday, April 18, 2009

Can You Imagine...

Knitting like this...

I can't even fathom it.


Monday, April 13, 2009

More For Gift Box

And something for me too. I spent the weekend going through knitting magazines (of which I have hundreds), note to self, do not buy any more magazines. Anyway, trying to line up a pattern that I like with yarn in my stash is no easy feat. But since I'm on a yarn diet I persevered until I came up with this little cardi. It's from Knitsimple Fall 2009 issue. A little playing around with needles until I got gauge but I cast on and hopefully I'll get through this without having to frog.


And for the gift box, another pair of Jaywalkers finished.

Socks - Jaywalkers

And just for the heck of it, there's little fish being knit whenever I have some leftover yarn and I'm bored with everything else. To make a really nice blanket I suppose one should wait until all fish are knit in order to make a nice color palette. Tough, I don't relish the though of sewing hundred's of fish together and dealing with ends so I'm doing them as they happen. However it turns out doesn't matter, it will be warm

Tessalated Fish Blanket

I'm still getting daily updates from Greece where my husband still sits by his very ill mother's bedside hoping for a miracle.


Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Oh The Stress!

For some unfathomable reason Megan at Before Our Time decided to link to one of my posts. It was a post some time ago about unfinished projects and highlighted a crochet tablecloth which she thought worthy.

I am flattered but now feel stressed. I don't consider this blog to be all that special in the greater scheme of things. There are so many better, faster and more creative people out there. But today I checked my stat counter, which I do once in a while, and noticed a huge increase in traffic.

So now I feel I have to post more often and produce more stuff, sigh... maybe something more than socks. This weeks I promised myself to go through my entire stash and organize. The yarn stash seems to have taken over my later mother's bedroom and now that I want to turn it into our master bedroom it's time to organize. I know my sweetie likes the things I make, I'm just not sure he wants to sleep with yarn on the night table...


Saturday, April 4, 2009

It's Been A While

Those of you who read my other blog know the reasons for being absent over here.

Now that I can see again I'm doing a little knitting. I suspect that in the next couple of weeks I'll get lots of stuff done since my husband is in Greece. I don't have to do anything else except take care of myself.

I finished the Socks of Kindness and the recipe can be found here.

April 4 2009 002

I also started another pair of Jaywalkers. I really like that pattern and it's easy to memorize. Just what I need right now with all the stress, something mindless.

April 4 2009 Align Center
I've already turned the heel on the first sock and I only started these on Thursday just after my sweetie left for Greece.