Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Not Much to Show

There's not much to show you today. I have been knitting on the stealth project mostly, so can't show pictures of that one yet. I did work a little bit on Aeolian, so here's the progress on that shawl:Like I said, not much there :oP

Maybe I'll make some progress on this sometime this weekend. We'll see!

Knit on...

Sunday, March 28, 2010

3 out of 5

That's right. 3 of the 5 pairs of mittens are done now. The last 2 are going to be put on the backburner for now since I have too much on my plate at the moment. I have a shawl to get done before a wedding in May and I have a few secret projects that I unfortunately can't show you yet since they are part of a bigger scheme of things that will hopefully be launched sometime this fall. I'll at least try and keep you posted on the status of the wedding shawl, which happens to be Aeolian from So here's the finished mittens which will be given to their recipient on Tuesday:And lastly, I leave you with what DF and I saw this past Friday while walking around:That is a stretch Mini Cooper limosine. Yes, it was quite awesome.

Knit on...

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

As The Mitten Turns...

Almost done with the third pair of mittens now. I'm going to really try to get them done by the end of the day today so that I can give them to the coteacher tomorrow when he comes to my school. Then, I'm taking a break from the mittens. Yarn arrived yesterday (jaggerspun Zephyr) for a wedding shawl for a former coteacher who I also consider a friend. She picked out Aeolian from as her shawl of choice, so I'm going to cast on for that and get it finished. I may also work on Evenstar some. I really just need someone to pay me to knit so I can stay home all day and design and work on things that need to be done so I can play Wii in the evenings! :oP

Pictures tomorrow!

Knit on...

Monday, March 22, 2010

Anyone See My Knitting Mojo?

It went far away last week. In all, I only knit about 3/4 of a mitten all last week. I have accomplished more today than I did all last week, but still feel like I didn't do that much. Maybe now that I'm over half way done with the mitten parade I can push through the knitting doldrums. Either that or I'm going to just have to put the mittens away and work on something much more entertaining such as Evenstar. We shall see.

In the meantime, keep an eye out for my knitting mojo. I'd rather like to have it back!

Knit on...

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


I'm trying to stay positive right now, but I didn't knit any for the entire weekend, or Monday. Why? Because I'm making myself finish the last mittens before I can work on anything else. So, since that backfired and I just didn't knit any this weekend, I decided that knitting on other, more exciting things will be the reward for slogging through more of the dreaded mittens.

But look, there's a finished pair:Yarn is Bernat Sox in some green and brown shade. Size 1 needles, modifications for a smaller hand.

More mittens to come...

Knit on...

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Begin the Mitten Parade

That's right. For the next 5 projects on the list, you'll be seeing pairs of Broad Street Mittens in various colors. I know it's not terribly exciting for blog material, but I'm making coteacher gifts and birthday gifts for a couple of friends, and you guessed it, they all wanted convertible mittens after seeing mine. I swear, I've gotten to the point that I can knit this pattern from memory.

But anyways, I finished the first pair and am on to the second. More progress tomorrow:Knit on...

Sunday, March 07, 2010

A Week of Knitting in Two Pictures

Last week was all about Evenstar for the most part. I had missed working on clue 1 during the first 2 weeks of the KAL due to the Knitting Olympics. So, I began working on the clue on Saturday last week and finished it on Thursday last week, along with clue number 2. Here's the mushy lace so far. It's Malabrigo Lace on Size 4 needles:Not much of a picture, but it's hard to photograph lace on needles that don't allow it to stretch out. After clue 3, I'll see if I can get it on a longer circular and get a decent picture. It's really lovely though and I think it will be quite nice when it's all finished.

After I finished clue 3, I cast on for a Broad Street Mitten. Yep, I've lost track of how many of these I have made now. These are new coteacher presents since I have all new ones this semester and I gave them the choice of socks or mittens. They all chose mittens!This weekend I didn't do any knitting, so I'll be cranking out mittens all this week. Prepare for the mitten parade!

Knit on...

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Happy Bloggiversary!

Yep, the beginning of March always marks my bloggiversary. Hard to believe how the years have have gone by now. Normally, I do a lengthy post to celebrate the blog's anniversary, but today I'm just not really up to it. Hopefully in the next day or two I'll get something thrown together. In the meantime, flip through the archives to see what all I had to say years ago as a fairly new knitter :oP

Knit on...