Thursday, November 29, 2007

Catchin' Up

I've gotten some knitting done in the past couple of days! I was in a bit of a knitting slump after coming back from our vacation last month, but I'm starting to feel the knit again. Here are some before and after shots:

Here's the half-finished sock that I took on our trip. It came back looking pretty much the same, maybe just a teeny bit longer. But, after yesterday...

Lo and behold! One down and a toe to go! So, today, still feeling the mojo, I took a look at one of my WIP/UFO's. It's the, Sensational Shirtail cardigan, from Knitter's Arans and Celtics. My friend, Natalie, made one of these, and it is a gorgeous sweater in person. Here's how much I had done of the back.

I almost frogged this and started over because I thought the gauge was off, but I decided to keep on going because it looks like it will block to gauge. You can't really tell, but today, I knit half again as much and started the armhole shaping. It's a pretty quick knit in bulky Lopi.

And, recently, I started yet another project. I wanted a good, mindless knit for those times when you really need a good, mindless knit. I know you know what I mean. So, I picked up a bright, magenta ball of Kidsilk Haze and started a simple scarf that I am going to do the shibori thing to and felt it with beads or hazelnuts or very small rocks, etc.... Tiny rubber bands...heh

So, will I continue with these projects until I finish one or all of them? Hmmmm. I get sidetracked easily. Let's hope I finish something soon, before I start something else.


Melanie said...

Bereni, you always blow me away with your knitting projects. I have about 3 started projects and their all very simple, yet I haven't picked up my needles in some time! I can't wait to see them when their finished. Oh and I love the color for your scarf!!!

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Laura Neal said...

I found out from my DH what my Christmas present is.....the triangle loom and tripod! Yippee! I can't wait to get it and tear into it. I am just so gleeful!

Anonymous said...

We have decided you are Raspberry. We are Grape and Blueberry. Get busy and post something.

Bereni (BEAR-wren-knee) said...

Laura, I'm so excited for you!! You are really going to love it! Oooh! I can't wait to see what you come up with if you hand dye yarns for the loom. Christmas is less than three weeks away!! Hee hee!