31 December 2005

2004 FOs...

Note: These projects pre-date the acquisition of my blog. I hope to upload photos of some of these at a later date at which the relevent projects will be linked to.

Garter stitch key-hole scarf (no pattern) in Artful Yarns Legend(?). Christmas gift for Sister-in-Law.
Garter stitch scarf in Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk.

Windy City scarf from Stitch 'n Bitch in Mission Falls 1824. Christmas present for Mom.
2x2 rib scarf/belt in Trendsetter Yarns. Christmas present for cousin.

2x2 rib scarf in Patons Classic Merino. Christmas present for Dad.
Voodoo armwarmers from Knitty.com in Manos del Uruguay Wool.
Windy City scarf II in Mission Falls 1824 for myself. Slightly modified with a stripey pattern.


2005 FOs...

Note: Most of these projects pre-date the acquisition of this blog. Photos and information provided where available..

Cosy from Knitty.com in Patons Decor in burgundy. Very belated Christmas present for a friend and first attempt at lace.


Pattern: Ribbon Tie Cardigan from Spring 2005 Knit.1
Yarn: Lion Brand Lion Suede
Needles: Denise interchangeables sizes US9/5.5mm and US10/6mm
Mods: Omitted eyelets, used clasp instead of ribbon tie.


Pattern: Katamari bag; my own
Yarn: Patons Astra


Pattern: Branching Out from Knitty.com.
Yarn: K1C2 Douceur et Soie in soft sunrise; 2 balls
Needles: US8 Clover bamboo straights
Mods: Horizontal pattern repeated twice to widen into stole size. Knitted for Brother's wedding.

Pattern: Branching Out
Yarn: Fonty Ombelle; 1 ball
Needles: US8 Clover bamboo straights
Mods: None


Pattern: Skull & Cross-Mallets armwarmers; own pattern based on the 2005 T-shirt design for the Croquet League I'm in). Clearer image here.

Lopi sweater from The Best of Lopi

Roman Stripe scarf

Pattern: None. Used Roman stripe stitch found on knitting.about.com and drop stitch edges.
Yarn: Wendy DK in Rainbow (1 ball).
Needles: Denise interchangeables size US 7/4.5mm
Start/Finish: October 2005

Pattern: Mesh armwarmers; none
Yarn: Wendy DK in Rainbow
Needles: Inox aluminum DPNs size US5/3.75mm
Start/Finish: October 2005


Pattern: Sirdar Breeze DK #8384
Yarn: Sirdar Country Style DK
Needles: Denise interchangeables size US6/4mm; Inox bamboo straights size 3/3.25mm
Start/Finish: October 2005-November 2005


Pattern: Basic sock pattern
Yarn: Opal Elemente
Needles: Addi DPNs size US1-ish/2.5mm
Start/Finished: December 2005
Gift bags (2) from Last-Minute Knitted Gifts for SIL's mom and sister.


07 December 2005

A picture's worth a thousand words...

I think this sums up my life quite well:

First complete sock and then some. And now, back to the essays...