Archive for January, 2008

Colour Your Own

The cold I have is kicking my butt. In three plus weeks I’ve gone from a minor cold to a major cold with a stop at bronchitis and a stall at sinusitis. I’m tired and cranky and if I want to start a new project, I will, darn it! just a basket of woolly goodness […]

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A Boring FO & A New Old Project

I am still working through the items-without-mates. I admit I am picking the low-hanging fruit first. An anklet?! blue anklets But a sock needing a mate is a sock needing a mate. And this is a new pair of socks for me to wear. Ta-da! regia anklets, nevermind my dusty hardwoods Quick stats – Yarn: […]

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FO: Rainbow Twisted Rib Socks

The haze of cold medicine I’m in has me able to focus on only one thing at a time. It’s a strange place for this perpetual multitasker. The positive spin on the cold medicine haze is that I finished the mate to a sock who has been patiently waiting for its partner since 2005! Yes, […]

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FO: Right-Handed Mittens [?!?]

Right-handed mittens? Huh? exposed! Still confused? writing a note Yes, this is another pair of mismatched mittens. One mitten is a standard plain old mitten. It’s the one I wear on my left hand. The other mitten has a flip top for my right hand — so I can take notes, punch buttons on my […]

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FO: Simple Socks and a New Project

Another one of the items I finished this past weekend — a pair of simple socks. just plain ol’ socks Toe-up, short row toe and heel. The first sock was knit on US2 double points, the second on a 30″ US2 circular needle, magic loop. The yarn is Knit Picks Sock Landscape (discontinued) in Rocky […]

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FO: Matchy Mis-match Fingerless Mitts

I had quite the weekend, finishing three projects. I don’t think I’ll be anywhere near that productive for the rest of the year, but it sure feels good now! fingerless mitts Quick Stats Mitt Pattern:none, but I can recommend Eunny’s endpaper mitts for a similar pattern. Stranded Patterns:Both stranded patterns are Faeroe patterns listed in […]

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FO: Aftur and the Cup

I finished this sweater back in November — I actually wore it on Thanksgiving! — but it never got an official writeup because I was too busy knitting the Mandelbrot Wave sweater for my sister K. DH and I ended up in Toronto for New Year’s Eve and I decided that a warm, wooly sweater […]

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