Thursday, September 27, 2007

New Project

This is going to be short and sweet because I don't feel like typing out something long and winded. I'm not in the best of moods anyhow.

Got more new yarn today, Hobby Lobby house brand. I'm working up my own pattern for some cabled arm warmers, followed by a hat and then, naturally, a scarf.

We'll see how this turns out.

Now, off to watch the last 1/2 hour-ish of Grey's!

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Mittens Are Done!

I just finished my mittens tonight while at Danner's. Seems I finish a lot of projects there. Maybe this is a good thing? So, with the completion of the mittens, my mother's knitted Christmas gift is done! I just have a scarf to finish, but I don't know where the yarn is for it. I've lost yarn! I'll find it soon. I have the M&M's blanket to finish, which I don't think is going to happen, again. And then I have the child sized mittens to make, like the ones I made for my mother.

I know, I know. I need to get up pictures and get a link up to the book I got the pattern out of so you can see how awesome they are and go out and get the book for yourself.

I got some yarn today too. Some from Danner's (gotta love the skein swap...although I take more than I give....), and some dirt cheep Lion Brand Watercolors.

I'm not sure what I'm going to work on next. I'm going to design my own arm warmers out of the sock yarn I have. Designing is fun, but a challenge. We'll see how well this goes. I have yet to make socks out of sock yarn. I'm much more an arm warmer person anyhow. I want to make something people can see.

Okay, it's nearly bedtime for me. I have to learn to get more sleep! Happy knitting!

Sunday, September 23, 2007

A Long Overdue Post!

Okay, I know I haven't updated here for ages (okay, maybe a month....I really don't know...), but I do have my reasons.

1. I have a job! I absolutely love my job! Plus, I have money for knitting books, supplies, and yarn!

2. When I logged in, I couldn't find my blog. That problem is fixed now, due to some stupidness on my side.

3. I've been putting off updating.

I will try to be better.

I don't have any new pictures to add because I've put the camera someplace and now I can't find where that someplace is. I don't do this often, but hey, it happens.

I've been doing loads of knitting. I've completed recently (from memory, so hopefully it's most everything):

1. Double knit star scarf
2. Hat to go along with above scarf.
3. One mitten (other is currently WIP)
4. Gift scarf
5. Baby Blanket
6. Felted bowl (my first felting project)

And that's all I can think about right now that I've finished. So there will be pictures to take and to then upload.

My birthday was on Thursday (the 20th of September), and when I came back from knitting group, I had a lovely e-mail surprise! I got an invite to Ravelry! I was super excited. I've been wandering around, not really posting much, but just kind of seeing what it's all about. I can't wait to tell them all I got the invite.

In other knitting news....

I'm teaching a class in April at Danner's! I'm so excited! I'll be teaching double knitting and using the scarf pattern that I used (that I need to dig up the link to and post here). I've already had people say they're planning on taking it.

Okay, I'm off here to explore Ravelry some more. And I will try to be better about updating from now on.