Friday, March 28, 2008

Actual Knitting in This Post

Yes, I know it's been a month since my last update. I *have* been busy, though, and there is actual knitting content in this post!
I knitted this in January
It's the Mobile Menagerie for the KnitPicks catalog. It's made with Swish Superwash, and it was lots of "little knitting!"

Also for the KnitPicks catalog - a drop-stitch lace bobbled skirt knit with Cotlin. This should be in the next catalog. (pardon the "hips" in this picture - the dress model isn't really made for modeling skirts!)
If I never have to knit another bobble for the rest of my life, I will be very, very happy! Surgery or no, I still got this in before the deadline! My hands may forgive me one day, but they still shake at the sight of linen/cotton yarn... I finished a men's sweater for a friend to give as a gift. (The 6'4" model isn't the friend in question - he was the model for the fittings) 54" chest and 37" sleeves...oy! 19 skeins of Wool of the Andes were sacrificed in the creation of this sweater.
I started an Aran sweater from Knitter's Almanac. and I'm turning the heel on a pair of socks for KnitPicks (pics soon - the battery is charging in the camera). I'm using one of the new colors of Felici - I really like this yarn!

I have to go back to school on Monday. :-( On the upside, we had several snow days in the middle of my recovery, and we're on Spring Break right now, so I only had to use about 18 sick days to take 5 weeks off! :-) I feel pretty good now, but I still get tired very easily. Maybe the JDs will be well-behaved during my first week back... (okay, okay, I couldn't keep from laughing, either, but one can only hope!