Thursday, February 21, 2013

WIP Wednesday - Err Thursday?

This week I finally managed to find the time to post.  This month has been weeks of testing at work and exhaustion.  Needless to say, I am a little late in picking my giveaway winner.  So let's discuss that first.

I received 33 entries for the giveaway and yesterday through the help of a random number generator, I am happy to congratulate POK as the winner of the giveaway.  I will also email you to let you know.  If you are reading this think about what color stitch markers you want and what pattern you would like.

Congrats POK!

So with that awarded let's talk about what I have been working on.

Sun and Stars Trillian

This is getting really big!

I have spent a lot of time working on this shawl over the past couple of weeks.  I have about 150 of the 191 stitches before I finish the last border.  I think this is going to be so lovely once it's done.  The yarn pooled again but the stripey effect is gorgeous too.

I was lagging on this a bit but I got new ChiaoGoo Red Lace knitting needles and I am so excited.  These needles aren't catching the yarn and the cord is really nice.  I am going to save my pennies to get a set of interchangeables.

Candy Skein Leftie

The base is more grey than the blue shown in this image

I actually got 2 new pairs of needles and couldn't wait to cast on something new.  I have been patiently waiting for the Trillian to get done but I gave in and cast on for this shawl.  Samie from NotYourGramsAfghan got me the Rainbow Mini Skeins for Christmas and I worked with Tami to get the base color which is Blackberry.

So after some creative winding (read: Big ball of knots on my lap) I got started.  I have up through the Lime green color done.  I just keep wanting to add colors.

What do you think?

Well that's it for this week.    For other WIPs check out Tami's Amis and Frontier Dreams

<3 Heather

Friday, February 1, 2013

2013 - January Recap

Oi, I can't believe I forgot to post this. Work is keeping me busy as well as class so my free time is crunched.  There are some awesome projects in the works and a Blogiversary to award so stay tuned.  Until then, check out what happened in January.

<3 Heather