In other news, I went to the auto body shop to get the damage appraised from my accident and they were able to clean it and buff it so that I may not need to get it fixed. Still deciding of course but it's nice to have options.
My paper is still sitting in draft form but I have to get a move on and finish it this week and weekend. I even took off of work on the 11th to make sure I have ample time to finish it before I submit it on 12/12. Ah the joys of Grad School.
So now onto the yarny goodness.
|It's very pink right now.|
I have been busy weaving in ends on this project. I had some holiday knitting and so this one is on the back burner until that's done. I hope to get the rest of the holiday projects done this week (you know while I am procrastinating on my paper) and then get back to this.
|Special thanks to Samie for taking the picture!|
I wanted to work on something different from the garter stitches of the blanket so I pulled out my sweater. I pulled the stitches off for the arms and cast on for under the arms. I may have cast on a few to many (okay 50 but who's counting) so I am working on decreasing those to a more manageable amount.
But I am so excited about this project. It's nice to be able to put it on as I go and it's no longer an orange blob on my couch for pictures.
|Next hat is in lighter colors!|
So after I made all of the Gryffindor winter knits for my boss' daugher, I felt a little bad about not making something for her son. So, he decided he wanted a Ravenclaw hat and I may make a set of wristlets too if I have enough yarn.
I love this pattern as it's a no brainer. Cast on, work the ribbing, work in stockinette until it's 5 inches then do decreases. Easy peasy! But navy is just as hard on the eyes at night as black so there is some challenge there.
I am more of a book purist and chose the accent color to be a bronze yarn versus the grey used in the movies. Hope he like it!
|It's so soft and squishy!|
I wanted to show all of you the progress on my crochet shawl. I know most of the pictures just have the swatch I did but I have been doing a row here or there when the mood strikes. Isn't the yarn just gorgeous?
Well, that's about it for this week. I need to get a move on with the Owl Fingerless Mittens as the gift exchange is on Saturday! Go Go Gadget knitting needles!