Friday, March 30, 2007

Lonely Socks

Here are a few lonely socks lacking mates:

Meilenweit Mega Boot Stretch yarn, toe-up, ankle length.

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in Bumble Bee. Toe-up, 2x2 ribbing on the leg.

Online Sierra (color 894). Toe-up, 3x1 ribbed cuff.

Knitpicks Gloss, Victorial Lace Diamond pattern from Knitpicks.

My current work. Trekking, not sure of the color name. I did these top down, and as much as I used to profess intense dislike for top down, these feel like they are going so much faster than the others. Look, I already have a few inches on sock #2!

Those other socks will eventually have mates. But not before I make the Lion Brand sock yarn I bought. It was too cute to pass up!

Sunday, March 25, 2007


I finally got a few pictures taken, and it even stopped raining long enough to get a few outside!

Bumble Bee sock #1.

On the blocker.

Three finished Lizard Ridge squares.

Knitty's Satchel, large size, with owl embroidery.

Close up of owl.


Wednesday, March 21, 2007


No updates lately because studying for finals has kicked my butt. I'm done now though, I just have to wait for grades to be posted before I can relax completely.

I have about 1/2 inch to go on my first bumble bee sock. I also just have one sleeve to go on Daisy's sweater, and then I have to pick up a ton of stitches around the edge to do a ribbed border. I HATE picking up stitches. But I think it looks cute so far.

As soon as I get those two done, I'll put pictures up. I also have to get a picture of my latest Lizard Ridge square. I'm not sick of it yet, I'm surprised. I thought I'd get tired of doing the same pattern by square 3. I'm working on my fourth right now.

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Embroidery and sewing!

I know I haven't updated enough recently, but I don't seem to be getting far on any of my knitting projects. I've gotten quite a bit of Daisy's sweater done, and I finished the heel and am now on the leg of my bumble bee sock, but they don't look as good when I take pictures of them in-progress. I will certainly put up pictures when they are finished though! I've also been sucked in to sewing and embroidery, as if I needed another crafting addiction.

A pillowcase, my first sewing project. I love this fabric so much! I have some more like it, but in blue with hamburgers and fries and the like, instead of candy, that I am going to make another pillowcase out of.
This is just a sampler thing on a tea towel. I wanted to get the hang of doing embroidery before I tried to do a 'real' project.

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

A Quickie

I haven't been knitting much due to being sick and busy, but here is the second Lizard Ridge square:

And my Bailey just because he is cute:

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Works in Progress

Since I have pretty much a four-day weekend (no classes on Thursdays and Fridays, and work didn't need me this week), I figured I'd sit down and see what all I have on the needles that needed finishing; basically my current works in progress.

My List:

  • Three finished socks that need partners.
  • Bumle Bee socks (first one on the needles, halfway to the heel).
  • 2 out of 24 Lizard Ridge blankets finished, the third is 1/4 done.
  • The Very Harlot Poncho (my third one, the first I made for myself and have worn so often it's looking very tattered, and the second was for my mom).
  • Make pockets for my finished felted messenger bag, and find a suitable strap.
  • 1 Fetching (4 rows into it).
  • 2 Fuzzy Feet (the first is halfway finished).
  • The Lace Leaf Shawl.
  • Daisy's Bumble Bee sweater.

Obviously I'm not one of those knitters who can work on only one project till it's finished. I have to have many different options.