Friday, November 30, 2007

finished prosperous plum

Prosperous plum is finished and blocked.

Now I'm working on finishing sand and shore sweater.

I'm very proud of myself for finishing ALL of my Christmas knitting. It's done, packaged, labeled and ready to be gifted. :)

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Pilates Training

I've been busy this week doing pilates training, so there' s not much knitting progress.
I did get my fishing organizer, it was a great thing to find on the porch after a long day of studying pilates. Of course, I had to dig in immediately and organize my needles.
This is great! It works well, holds all my circs and dp's, and doesn't take up a lot of space.
Next up, finishing prosperous plum, and a little christmas knitting. (in my spare time)

Monday, November 05, 2007

attempting to get a bit organized

My needles keep mulitplying and the system I have for storing them is not really working.
So, I went online this weekend to the bass pro shop and bought myself a little present
who'd have thought that fishing gear would work well for knitting!
Just goes to show ya......
On another note, prosperous plum is about 85% done, just the straps and the stitching around the neck and armholes to finish.
Next up, the sweater that I started last spring. The front and back are done, sleeves left to go.
They take a bit of concentration, though, so maybe later, after the STOTT reformer training is all done.

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Now THIS is cool

I won a contest!!
And it's a knitting contest, too.
Over on Barbara Delinsky's blog, I won the family knitting contest.
I can hardly wait to see my new yarn. This is very cool.
(pics to follow)
I also got into the 2008 Rockin' Sock club this week.
The first installment arrives in Feb. and I'm excited!
The newest IK arrived this week too.
All in all, it's been a red letter week!

Thursday, November 01, 2007

just an update

Well, I started on "prosperous plum" for the second time.
The first got almost done, and, in spite of "getting gauge", came out large enough for me and both doggies. Off to the frog pond it went. I stewed on it a bit, did some christmas gift knitting, and now I'm back to it, and about 1/2 way done.
Pics to follow.
Also excited to get the message that the STR sock club is open for 2008.
Must be home at 10 am to get my sign up in!
Updates to follow.