Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Hedera sock

I am doing these socks

but I tell you they are doing my head in. I frogged them 7 times and finally go them going. They are definatley not perfect and full of mistakes but I might use this sock as my practice and then frog it and do a real pair. Not too sure yet, I might be totally sick of them by the time I finish.

UPDATE 4/09/07
I have avoided these socks for 3 days and it is offical that they wouldn't fit my big feet , so last night I frogged them totally. Once I work out needle size i might try them again. Oh the joys to have small feet.

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Knit, Felt, Felt, and more felting

I made this bag over two nights just to have a go at felting. Here is the pattern

Well it took more time to felt than to knit I think.

2 goes in the washing machine, my machine doesn't do hot water so I had to bucket it in, and i also tried to hand felt with boiling water but in the end it worked.

I thought it would be a good bag for one project things to carry around with

Friday, August 24, 2007

Do you think this will be noticed in the house?

Trying to sneak this huge parcel into the house was a mamoth effort and i did it LOL

Balled wool is Bendigo, went shopping while kids were giving me the pip and skein stuff if Fibreworks from co-op that arrived today . SO nice and love the colours

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Tiger shorties ROAR

Now these were originally made as longies but I thought they were too small and frankly they weren't getting used so after putting them away for a while I decided to frog them, very heart breaking work but I did it.

Now I have just finished them as shorties and they look so good and so glad I did it .

First photo is the longies and now the shorties

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Kidz n Cloth Ribbit, Ribbit

Love the little froggies and i think Flynn does too.

Great fit, sizing and just love the fabric. He has a bit of a LA LA fettish at the moment ( bloody teletbubbies) so he was having fun with La La

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

ITTI BITTI Fluff heaven

AFter weeks of procrastinating about the blue velour nappy that was at Itti Bitti I decided to get it for Flynn and of course you can't do yourself out of postage so go two Itti boos too.

Love them , the fit, the feel etc and I think Flynn approves

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Achilles heal socks finished

These are not as good as I would've liked but they are functional and at least the colours are vibrant.

Friday, August 10, 2007

Stash time

Compared to some other on Woolaholics mine is pretty tame really.

Monday, August 6, 2007

What's in my knitting bag ?????

Scary stuff looking in there. I do need to get myself a nice new bag but haven't so just lug this one around the house and fill it up with everything.

Inside I have
1. Knitpicks- love them
2. Jo sharp yarn in forest green
3. KTog yarn knitted up into shorts that still need elastic
4. my pattern folder for all those patterns from the internet (so many)
5. All the other bits and pieces I seem to think i need in there.

Achillies heal socks

Got this wool the other week from Jolly Jumbuck but was too lazy to knit the 4ply so I am doing the strands together to get 8ply and a faster knit.

The colours remind me of Autumn and all the leaves changing

Two day hoodie -Done

Here is the completed hoodie I was working on. It took 2 days well not even two days but I spread it over two days.

Really simple and easy yet very funky.

Sunday, August 5, 2007

Magic Magic -alls

Love them, what more can i say really, great fit and great everyday nappy.

Panda hoodie for my boy

After seeing a friend who is a very inexperienced knitter make a jumper from this pattern book and it was super fast i decided to make Flynn this hoodie vest. I am using Bendigo Rustic in Green Tweed in 12ply using 7mm needles. It gives a similar gauge.
I am being a bit lazy and doing the bottom body section in the round as I feel it is faster and then I will change to straights when i get to the arm shaping.

Friday, August 3, 2007

Yarn Fairy - Love your work

Got this exciting parcel in the mail yesterday and the yarn fairy knows what I like.

Gorgeous tones of green and blues. Couldn't of asked for a better colour design really.