Tuesday, January 31, 2006

my January FO!!

finally felted...

Pattern: Kristina by Black Sheep Bags
Needles: US 10.5
Yarn: Patons Wool Black and Noro Kureyon #95

This was my first fair isle color work. And the best part... the felting hides my mistakes design enhancements...

Sunday, January 15, 2006

finding time to knit...

It's a bit hard getting back to normal after the holidays. There's always so much to put away and clean up, food to eat, weight to lose, miles to run. Finding time to knit always seems to be a problem. I love knitting, I love the way the fabric comes together while twisitng yarn on these poitny sticks. This weekend I finally found some time for it...

An almost FO! It just needs felting...

Kristina by Black Sheep Bags in Patons Wool and Noro

I've also found time to start

River from Rowan 37 in Kid Silk Haze Majestic

and from the bottom of the UFO basket, I've picked up

Interlocking Balloons from Scarf Style in Araucania Nature Wool

Thanks to everyone for the Birthday wishes, ecards, cards, and presents. Y'all are wonderful, thanks for brightening up my birthday! Have a great week and Happy Knitting!

Sunday, January 01, 2006

100 things

Happy New Year! I hope it's a good one!

This is my 100th post. Yay! I've had this blog for about a year and a half, and I'm surprised that I've kept it for so long. The Blog lacks many things. Knitting content for one. I'm not a particularly fast knitter, and I'm a (self diagnosed) ADD knitter. Therefore it is often takes a while before completed knitted objects appear on this blog. Forgive me and thank you for stopping by.

I've made one New Year's resolution this year. One knitted object per month. Wish me luck.

To celebrate My 100th post. I'm taking a page from Kim at Chef Messy. So here's a list of 100 things/people/places that I love, in no particular order...

1. My family
2. My furry family
3. The close friends I consider my family
4. My house
5. Godiva’s Belgian Lion
6. Chocolate
7. iPods
8. Burts bees lip balm
9. the Lawn and Rotunda
10. Harry Potter books
11. Knitting supplies and yarn
12. Air conditioning
13. Heaters
14. Fuzzy slippers
15. Birkenstocks
16. Prismacolor
17. Nikon
18. Macs
19. Fridays
20. Iced decaf soy white chocolate mochas
21. Green tea with honey
22. Dim sum on Sundays
23. Beaded Jewelry from my sister
24. Clementines
25. Mangoes
26. The Smithsonian
27. Photography
28. Knitting
29. Reading
30. Book sales
31. Finding vintage knitting patterns at book sales
32. Virginia
33. Coming Home
34. Kirigami
35. Macaroni and cheese
36. Lost
37. Xbox
38. Playstation 2
39. Gameboy
40. Yankee Candle Clean Cotton
41. Lobster Bisque
42. Korean Popped Rice cakes
43. Snow
44. Snow Days
45. Peppermint Altoids
46. Massages
47. Nags Head
48. Pretty Baby’s Hand Scrub in Citrus
49. DVR
50. DDR
51. Holiday traditions
52. Christmas
53. My Birthday (..in 2 days!!)
54. Yellow cake with chocolate frosting
55. My mother’s mocha chiffon cake
56. Fajitas
57. my chair form Ikea
58. Tea Pots
59. Cadbury Dairy Milk
60. Laughter
61. my Clie
62. the Explorer
63. Purple
64. Black
65. Blueberry scones
66. Clotted Cream
67. Old School Hip Hop
68. Rainy Days
69. Naps
70. Hugs
71. Kisses
72. Handmade cards
73. Yoga
74. Yoga pants
75. Long walks on cool mornings
76. Sleeping in
77. Vacations
78. Holidays
79. Prayer
80. Spirituality
81. Chicken Adobo
82. Drafting tables
83. Sunsets
84. Men in Uniform
85. Hot Steamed Rice
86. Farmers Markets
87. Libraries
88. Target
89. Basset Hounds
90. Modern Architecture
91. Romantic Comedies
92. Period Dramas
93. Action Films
94. Whole Foods
95. Parfaits
96. Mango Daquiris
97. Red Roosters (frozen Cranberry, OJ & Vodka)
98. Frozen Margaritas
99. Peace
100. Happiness