Thursday, March 29, 2007

Rippin' out & startin' over

Yeah. That's what I'm doing. Perhaps it was a sign when I started the Hilltop Twin Wrap by using a different pattern. A mistake early made in the lace/cable pattern is hard to recover from so I just sucked it up and ripped it out. I'm a few rows back into it and it looks pretty good. I'd post a picture, but my camera is in Turkey. No, that's not another excuse (too tired to get the camera, can't find the connector cord-thingy) my camera is taking a trip to Turkey. I hope it's having fun. I can't wait to see the pics and share them with you.

Monday, March 26, 2007

Mom's Sock!

This weekend my mom came into town for a fun girls weekend visit! She brought along her knitting too! She and a friend took a sock knitting class and after many weeks, some ripping out and swearing (like all good projects require) she's got an FO (that's finished object to you non-knitters)!

It fits and looks fabulous! Now she's half way finished - just one more sock to go!
She's also been whipping up these cute and soft washcloths for people!

She inspired me to pull out my first pair of socks - and I use the term "pair of socks" loosely as I've only made it this far with the first sock:

I measured my sock and I'm only 6 inches into the leg and decided I wanted to go another inch before working on the heel flap. Then I put it back in the knitting bag for another day.
Tonight I took mom to Purly Girls and she had a great time! She loved chatting with all the fun, creative and talented knitters! Now she wants to start her own Purly Girls in Boise!

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Just like a grown up!

Why is that even though I'm no longer in my 20's (but not too far in my 30's thank you) I still don't feel like a grown up sometimes! Today was different though because our new couch arrived (our chair came in a few weeks ago)! Nothing says "the adult world" like new furniture that wasn't
a) owned by someone else
b) inherited because someone was too lazy to move it when they moved away
c) a cheap piece of furniture that you bought for your "first real piece of furniture" that really was a piece of crap because you really couldn't afford anything else

(Editor's note: picture to come later... too tired to go get camera and want to really test out the couch by knitting on it!)

Monday, March 19, 2007

Guess what I found??!!

My knitting mojo!

That's right - I found it! I made this cute flower wash cloth for a gift and I'm planning on making a few more!

Now I'm working on the Tweed Wrap from Hilltop Knits. After a bit of a challenging start (for those of you who missed Purly Girls, that meant me swearing quite a bit after I realized I was about 10 rows into the other pattern in the booklet.) But now I'm back on track! It's a fun and challenging lace and cable project which is just what I need right now!

Friday, March 09, 2007

Still searching for inspiration....

The knitting inspiration is still pretty much nonexistent. It's really beginning to suck. I feel comforted by the thought that I'm not alone. Several other blogging knitters are feeling this way too I've discovered. The new Knitty came out and while it was pretty to look at, still nothing.

Friday, March 02, 2007

Baby Isha's Fashion Show!

Here is Baby Isha sporting the latest looks from Auntie Meg. Isha looks stunning in the Child's Placket Sweater from LMKG in a pretty spring green color. To complete her look are Isha's new khaki pants her mom bought to go with the sweater.

She is wearing the "it" outfit every Virginia baby needs this spring. Check out what else the highly adorable and oh' so trendy Isha is up to on her very own blog!