Friday, January 18, 2008

If I Don't Knit, My Football Teams Lose

I need to have the Packers and the Patriots in the Super Bowl and the knitting mojo is proven. That means, this Sunday, I'll be glued to my couch, most likely knitting a sock.

The Australian Open tennis is also going, and while Roger Federer doesn't need my help to win, I can't help but knit while watching great tennis.

Thanks to my genius economical yarn usage, I had enough Dream in Colour yarn leftover from the "Tulip" Baby Cardigan Kit to make a snazzy matching toque. Hopefully, this suits baby Cassandra.

The socks (pictured below with my "special" helper and her friend) are Louet Gems, "Violet" knit up in Cooke A's pattern "Mona Sock".

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Finished Things

Interweave Crochet's Babette blanket, not done in Koigu as per the pattern, but in Elann Highland Wool. Possibly the biggest project (queen-sized width by half queen height) I've ever undertaken. I'm quite happy with it.

Anthropologists might see the irony in these Cookie A "Monkey Socks" done in Socks That Rock Lightweight "Lucy" colourweigh. Anybody get it?

Thank-you Aunty Tink for the alternating lace pattern I used for these uber-comfy socks made out of Ocean Wind yarn colourweigh "Thyme".

My daughter likes to rock and roll all day and party every night in her "syncopated cap" from Interweave Knit's Summer'07 made out of Socks That Rock mediumweight Blue Moon Stone and Midsummer Night.