Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Warning! Pictures ahead!

This is going to be highly picture involved as I realize that I've been bereft in providing pictures lately. For those of you who care complained to the management.... this post is for you!

These are the projects that are up and coming on my project list. From left to right: Heather's Christmas Present, Pepa's Christmas present and 1/2 of Mom's Christmas Presents.










Heather will be getting the Soleil tank from Knitty.com. It is my first foray into any kind of knitting that requires yarn overs. I'm a wee bit nervous about it.










This is my so soft knitting therapy scarf that I did last week. And this is my back door that leads to the back yard.
















Even Owen's chair loves the scarf! It's the perfect color of denim blue and Owen's denim chair has found it's (fraternal?) twin.











This would be the scarf/shawl type thingy that I started working on . I basically did it because I was looking through my stash and found these yarns that I couldn't really do much else with... plus I was avoiding Owen's sweater.

I took a ribbing pattern that Mom was using and altered it slightly.

P2, K6, P2, K6, P2, K12, P2, K12, P2, K6, P2, K6, P2

Thankfully, I finished the stupid thing last night as I was more than tired of it! Honestly, there wasn't much purpose in knitting it and I'll probably donate it someplace. I have some missionary friends in Romania who I've been knitting baby items for that will now find a scarf/shawl thingy in their box as well!

I'm still working on Owen's sweater. Yes, I know. Had I not done the scarf/shawl type thingy I would have been done with Owen's sweater and on to other things already... but I couldn't help myself.

The goal for the day is to finish the increases on the sleaves. Thursday night, all day Friday and Saturday morning I'll be at the Women's Conference at James River church with my Mom. I know I'll be bringing knitting with me for the breaks... would it be sacreligious to knit while the speakers are talking? Meh. I won't chance it! I think it'll be the perfect time to start Pepa's scarf. Now to find a pattern! Any recommendations?

1 comment:

Jen:) said...

have you seen the Irish Hiking Scarf? http://www.helloyarn.com/irishhikingcarf.htm
I've heard this is a great one to try cables on.
There's also Besotted~
http://www.helloyarn.com/besottedcarf.htm
Nice x's and o's pattern (still cabled though).
I'll keep looking around for some "manly" non cabled patterns just in case :)
Dont be too afraid of the lace in Soleil, just take it one row at a time and everything will turn out beautiful!