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In Case The SAM5 Blog Has A Spazz...

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Finished "Charade" - details later, too tired right now...

Just Sittin' and Knittin'

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Yet another scarf finished (I do live in Ottawa, Canada, after all). This is DS in his "Fundy Waves" scarf. Can't believe I got a picture - he's always out with friends :).


Charade sock is coming along nicely, thank goodness for the long commute. Alas, I don't think I'll make it for the SAM5 this month. Don't faint anyone - I really have been devoting my time to the "Stole of Doom".



My Miss Babs Ribby Pulli is coming along - I have to give my hands a break from the itty bitty shawl needles now and then. I'm just about to start the sleeves.










I have very little Yarn Pr0n lately. No really, don't faint :). I have bought some lovely yarns for sweaters, nothing too thrilling. Haven't received any of my January yarn clubs as yet, looking forward to the latest Booty Club - it's supposed to be gorgeous. Cheers!

Halfway There...

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... and counting (every painful, tiny stitch)! So, here is the never-ending Vogue Trellis Stole (of Doom). This is why I don't usually post progress pictures of these kind of projects - doesn't look much different does it? BUT, it's half done, and these panels actually stretch out to (guessing) 75cm or so. I love the pattern (very easy) and the yarn is wonderful to work with (Elann baby lace merino), but it seems like I can knit like a maniac on this and still have not much to show *Sigh*.







And, as I can't knit lace on the bus, here is my commute project progress so far on "Charade".



I'm using a really nice bamboo blend sock yarn from Sereknity, and my KnitPicks Harmony dpns for the first time. I really like these, smooth and light, and just the right amount of "grip" for what can sometimes be a slippery yarn.


Cheers!

Happy New Year!

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First FO of 2008.... Didn't plan on having this done so soon, but a quiet New Year's evening (Thai food at our favourite restaurant, then a wicked horror movie) lent itself to getting it off the needles.

I am, as always, starting the year with many UFO's, and no resolutions that I can't / won't keep about stash busting, yarn diets or not starting anything new - I mean really - who wants to tick of THAT inner two year old?!

I would LIKE to get back to my former active lifestyle, and will do my best to make that happen, no resolutions though....

I had a couple of my yarn clubs arrive just as the holiday week was starting, Sundara Seasons #2, and Wool Girl for December. Here's a peek:










I will be making a concerted effort to finish my Vogue Trellis scarf and to get at some of the sweaters in my Ravelry queue - hopefully before I forget what the yarn is for :)!

Have a wonderful New Year everyone...