Flag Day Knitter

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

I tried...

I attempted 2 socks on 2 circs. from this book I didn't like it. Too fiddly for me. I've done stranded knitting with 2 skeins of yarn going, but I just didn't like two projects and 2 skeins at once. So genius that I am, I put each on 2 circs (God bless my knit picks needle stash) and away I went. See 2 socks at the same time - just 4 needles. Ah - much better.

These are out of 1 skein of Knit Picks memories in Redwood Forest.(I think) I don't see memories up on the site - hmm, just a color card. I love it! Very schmooshy. I would buy more if I could find it......hint - hint. And speaking of buying more - just got my "your order has been shipped" e-mail from my last Knit Picks order and I already have at least 1 more brewing in my head - trying to wait until after Christmas. yeah right! Oh and the stitch pattern is Corded Rib from the bible.

Monday, November 26, 2007

for Lisa and Izzy

summertime look

wintertime look

Sunday, November 25, 2007

new do


Tuesday, November 13, 2007

the dudester all done

My WIPs:
Monkey socks

Christmas knits to be knitted:
Babe for Gracie

Sunday, November 11, 2007

bye bye big pink

That's right, big pink has been frogged. I wanted a roomy tunic and as you can see I was not getting one. I was not happy with the way the sleeves were pulling. Also the yarn was not my favorite. It is recycled yarn from the SIL's sweater. I think I need to soak and set it before rewinding into balls to get some of the kinks out. So back in the yarn stash it goes of awhile until the right project comes along.
Onto other WIPs.

Saturday, November 10, 2007


Greta got a new outfit, she looks very Parisian no?

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Holiday Knits

Look what I spied over at USPS.com

stamps that look like Icelandic sweaters - veddy kool

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

I haven't tried this one

check it out

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

hi!, my name is Rebecca

In the background, unbeknownst to you I have been knitting a Rebecca doll. Slogging along is more like it. I have been finished with the knitting for some time now, but it was the finishing that had me stalled. Finally last night I set myself down and did it. I think she came out pretty good.

I used 2 skeins of Telemark in cream. The pattern is from the magazine website as a download. They also have several free pdf patterns for the clothes. As you can see she is nekkid and in need of some warm knits.

Monday, November 05, 2007


Yes, there are what you think they are.

Tit Bits
These are made for a family member in need.
Knit Pics CotLin in Linen
Size US 5/ US 4
I got gauge and made cup size C as requested but me thinks these are more of a C+
An easy knit (if not tedious at times) but the finishing? OY! Not for the faint of heart.

Friday, November 02, 2007

eye candy baby!

Thursday, November 01, 2007

playing hookie

Yep, I'm home. No work. In fact it is 10:19 a.m. and I am still undressed, unbathed and unashamed. I have however had a nice leisurely breakfast, started a load of laundry, cruised the blogland and now I am posting.
Priorities people!
I already had the afternoon off from work for a dentist appt.
Deep Cleaning Part 1. eek, sounds scary, and decided to make a day of it and sleep in.

Slow progess on the monkey socks. Picot edge, 4 pattern repeats and now working on the heel flap. No rush, these are mine.

oh, and by my best calculations we had 194 trick or treaters. Some candy left for me!