Saturday, December 12, 2009

Started a few things...

It's been a while.  I have been knitting like crazy but haven't posted anything. I like to post with pictures and I have been amiss at taking pictures lately. I dunno why.  I made Mom a pair of socks - my tenth pair - and forgot to take a photo of either of them.  You would think I would record a milestone in my knitting adventures but noooo - I forgot.  Must be one of those senior moments.

So here's what I did take photos of...

These are Star Crossed Berets made out of Paztaza.  An easy knit and a flattering hat to wear.  Should look great on the intended recipients.  I hope they not only like them but wear them too. 

I love blue - all shades.  Aqua is on top followed by baby blue.  So I took the light blue star crossed beret above and made this scarf to match out of Misty Alpaca Chunky.

Then I used some Blue Sky Alpaca to make these hand warmers to complete the trio.

I started a pair of socks for myself in a STR yarn I was saving for a special pattern.  I decided on the Diamond Gansey Socks from Wendy Johnson's Socks From the Toe Up. I'm almost up to the scary heel - ooooo!

As you can see I can be in baby blue from my head to my toes!

Another thing on the needles is a Mohair Wrap/Scarf from Last winters issue of Knit1.  The wrap was originally done in a chunky weight yarn.  I got the idea for Mohair from Alyssa (of Annie and Co).

I still have to make hats for the guys in the family - more of a yarn choice then anything else.  My son has requested a hat and hand warmers to match made from LionBrand Fishermans yarn in natural brown with a stripe of red.  This may become the seasons set - we'll see how many I can make before I get really bored.

And Finally here are a couple of picture of my Wyoming Alpaca sweater....

So that's what I've been up to - how about you?


  1. I love your work!! It's so wonderful! I'm hoping Santa will bring me sock knitting supplies for Christmas so I can start that in the new year :) For right now I'm working on my first cable scarf. The rest are Christmas presents (shhhh) hehe :) I should have those pictures posted up on my blog after Christmas if you care you wonder over!

  2. Wow! You certainly have been knitting up a storm. And they're beautiful! I've been wanting to make the star crossed for ages. Perhaps this post will be the inspiration (shove?) that I need?

    Can't wait to meet you next week!