Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Episode 53 - And So We Begin...





On the Needles
Eunice
One Crazy Year socks
Citron
True Blood "Red" Clapotis
-Stitch markers are from WeeOnes

On the Wheel
Enchanted Knoll Farm superwash merino in Sedona
-Just barely started on the final 1/3 of this roving.

FO of the Week
Log Cabin Blankie
-Knitpicks Comfy Sport in Peony, Honeydew, Creme Brulee, Marlin, Sea Foam, Silver Sage, Cashew, Fedora, and Ivory (2 balls each)
-US 5 (3.75 mm)
-Lots of lint comes off this yarn when it's washed!
-Met Kay (who co-wrote Mason Dixon Knitting) at my guild SnB tonight!

8 comments:

  1. The baby blanket looks amazing, the baby that gets it, is a very lucky baby :) Funny that you have the Zauberball in those colors, exactly the same ones that I bought. The Sunset I knit into Devon from the Cookie A, and the Berry I haven't started yet.

    Hope you have a good week :)

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  2. Carin
    The Baby Blanket is so perfect. What a wonderful and thoughtful gift for your co-worker.

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  3. As always I enjoyed your videocast. Love the baby blanket. I'm going to have to knit a log cabin blanket--it just looks fun. I started a Citron this week, the yarn (Marks and Kattens Fame color 659 blue,gray,black) told me that's what it wanted to be. I didn't do this, but later discovered the Crazy Lace group on Ravelry's Crazy Lace Citrons. One of those may be up next!

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  4. LOVE how the One Crazy Year socks are coming along! I also have the orange, pink and purple skein and had started a plain vanilla sock awhile ago.

    Great job on the log cabin! You inspired me to start my own for my baby girl! I am on round 4 and still on the first balls of yarn (using Cotton Ease since the Knit Picks pills).

    Can't wait to see how your Citron and your Clapotis come along!

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  5. Forgive me for not remembering if you've mentioned it, but the shawlette you were wearing in this episode...what pattern was it? It is super pretty, and I think I need one.:)

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  6. The shawl I was wearing was the Ishbel I made this year for the Knitting Olympics out of Handmaiden SeaSilk.

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  7. I'm glad you liked my name for your socks - they look great. I can't wait to see how all the other new projects turn out.

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  8. That is a great blanket and love the story!

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