Saturday, August 27, 2011

Come'on, Irene

Waiting for the storm. I may have gone overboard with the prep shopping.







The NJ governor was scaring me crapless on tv and this was the outcome.
Ella and I are killing time until Mr. G comes home from work.







Ever striving to improve the house, we have begun to work on the once mouse-poop-littered sunroom.





We had the room empty for the workers, but the storm forced us to shuffle furniture around.

We here in Jersey rarely have terrible hurricanes, but we did have a very snowy winter like other parts of the country.

So, the big business...
Ella walked two steps on her own yesterday. She hasn't tried again, but I'm sure she will today. Like my mom would says, 'you're not going to carry her to college.'
In knitting news...
Benny's blanket is a little more than half done, but may not be done for my sister's shower:(
It did, however give me an idea for a two sided blanket. I need to look on Ravelry and see if one is on there.

UPDATE
Got naptime knitting done!



So I need to do about three more sections of the basket weave, then I want to go around in garter with a mitered corner trim that's thick. Time's a' ticking...we'll see how far I get before shower day...

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

The loss of an Amazing Knitter

Lena of Lenal has passed away. She was an incredible designer and knitter, and one of the nicest women I've ever met online or off. We will miss you so much.


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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Turdblastic!:(

The rib's getting some kind of elastic thread sewn in or something. I can't keep ripping this out. It'll be next summer before I'm done! No, no. Elastic or it gets forever frogged. It's better suited for wool, but she's allergic to synthetics and wool so I chose cotton. Eek.



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Monday, August 15, 2011

Long time no Write

This is why...




Baby Elle is almost a year old. I have done pretty much no knitting at all...but I'm starting up again.
Here's a horrendous shot of a hat I'm working on right now for a friend of mine.




I've since ripped it out and started again. This is it's 3rd incarnation, having gone through needle and color changes.


Pattern:
Star Crossed Slouchy Beret by Natalie Larson

Yarn:
Lion Organic Cotton

I've also been working on a simple basket weave pattern blanket. My sister is having her first child in November and it's for him:)




Yarn:
Lorna's Laces Fisherman

Wish me much luck:)

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Berroco's Vintage


Ribbed Lace Bolero from
10 feet high
in Cotton Ease


Short & Sweet from
The Happy Hooker
in Caron Simply Soft


Wicked Bunny Baby Sweater



Griffin's Cotton
EZ Baby Surprise



Emma's Cotton Tot's
Debbie Bliss Baby Bolero



Griffin's Cotton Tots
Ripple Blanket



Sophia B.'s
EZ Baby Surprise



Yarn Harlot Sox
in Rio de la Plata
for Geek of All Trades



Grumperina Jaywalkers
in Regia
for Lupie



Griffin's
EZ Tomten
in Jarbo Garn



Noro Silk Garden
Top Down Crop Sweater



Green Woman Sweater
out of
Berroco Ultra Alpaca

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