Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Christmas gifts

So, I don't think I have mentioned yet the great gifts my wonderful, DH gave me for Christmas. I had asked for Gift Certificates to spend at The Loopy Ewe and for Blue Moon Fiber Arts. He was not sold on the idea of just wrapping up gc's, he wanted me to open "gifts"! So he bought me this beautiful wooden box, inside the box was a purple silk scarf with Celtic crosses in gold/green and wrapped in the scarf were 4 (FOUR!) gc's!!! 1.) for The Loopy Ewe 2.) for LYS: Spin a Yarn 3.) for our local Mall and 4.) for a Massage.... DH said that the cut outs in the box reminded him of the flowers in Hex signs, something else that I love.
He also gave me an Umbrella Swift. I had a very nice Christmas.

Friday, January 11, 2008

Almost finished.....

So here is a pic of the first sock (that is just a few rows from done) of the Artwalk 'Toreador" colorway done in Tidal Wave pattern.

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend :^)

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Happy 2008!

Hey!!!! Sorry I have not posted in such a long time!! So glad to have the holidays over but pretty bummed that vacation is also done.......:(

While on vacation, I knit on a sock with yarn from Artwalk Club. OF COURSE I did not do a guage swatch as I have knit plenty of socks and "think" I know what I'm doing!! So I got the leg, heel and 1/2 of foot done before I decided that it did seem pretty small and maybe I should try it on.................yep, should have done a guage swatch!! So the whole thing went back to stash!!

I then started a sweater that has been in the stash since almost the beginning........back and two fronts done, part of sleeve...............yep, got kinda of bored and had a sock jones!!

So I am now working on firsts of two pairs!! One yarn from Artwalk Club, the other Claudia handpainted in "Bootcamp". Both really great projects to be working on. Although, I might have to put them down for a while to work on Birthday socks for the nephew. Who, by the way will be shipping out to sea in a couple of weeks due to a new job as a merchant marine!!

Tah, Tah for now!!