Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Episode 28 - Olympic Monogamy

On the Needles
-Handmaiden Seasilk (70% silk, 30% Seacell) 150 grams in Amethyst
-Large size knit on US 6 (4.0 mm)
-Working on Chart D...the edging chart

-Pink Work socks
-Did ~12 rows on sock #2 when I couldn't take the monogamy any more

FO of the Week
-Chevron Scarf by Joelle Hoverson from Last Minute Knitted Gifts
-Knit in Cider Moon Glacier (not available anymore) in Johnny Cash and June Carter
-Went up a needle size to a US 6 (4.0 mm)
-DK weight makes a slight shorter/more managable scarf

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Episode 27 - Light the Torch

On the Needles
-Pink Work socks
-Sock #1 is done!
-10 rows of ribbing completed on sock #2

Knitting Olympics!
-I'm choosing not to participate in the Ravelympics this year. I made a last-minute decision to join the Yarn Harlot's Knitting Olympics.
-The goal: Ishbel (large size) by Ysolda Teague using Handmaiden Seasilk 150 gram in Amethyst.
-I've already had to frog back in the stockinette portion, but I'm back on track now.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Episode 26 - The Return of the Knitter

On the Needles
-Kitri sock #2
-The second sock is done! Only need the beaded lace cuff for a complete pair!
-Socks for Sarah
-Very slowly working my way out the gusset
-Pink Work socks
-Trekking XXL in color 53
-72 sts on size 1 (2.25 mm) needles
-Aztec Mazes sweater
-Using Cascade Lana d'Oro overdyed by Sandy from BunkyBobo
-size 4 (3.5 mm) and 6 (4.0 mm) needles

On the Wheel
-CMF superwash merino in Atlantis
-First 1/3 of singles are done!

-Hedgehogs are completely done and very very cute!!!

In the Mail
-Caught an update of Skinny Bugga at Sanguine Gryphon
-Emerald Swallowtail, Reakirt's Blue, Marpesia Marcella, and Eurota Purplewing

Please send me PMs or comment on the shownotes to scold if I buy any more sock yarn between now and Spring Fling. The only exception to the rule will be if it's a Wollmeise update. Wollmeise is *always* the exception!