Posted in Knitting

MICHIGAN SKY…and A CHRISTMAS SOCK

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First I have to post a couple photos of the beautiful sky we had the other day.

Cloud

Everywhere I looked was like a painting. GORGEOUS!

Christmas Sock 1

And then my latest project(s) will be some Christmas stockings for my family out of the Knit Christmas Stockings! book. Of course, I’ve already started out badly, as this sock should be done in cotton, and here I am in el cheapo acrylic and not enjoying it at all. This baby would probably fit the jolly man, himself. I’ll be starting this over; trust me. These will be a real test for me because I tend to find sock knitting a bit mundane. The absolute beauty of these, though, is…

I ONLY HAVE TO MAKE ONE!!!! Yay gif

 

Posted in Family & Friends, Knitting

ONE DOWN, ONE TO GO!

WW for Gracie

I feel like Penny! (You know who you are!) I finished this Wonderful Wallaby for my little ONE-year-old niece in ONE WEEK! (I’m thinking of renaming mine the ONE-derful Wallabies!) Of course, nothing I make can go smoothly. I made the mistake of reading the directions wrong and knitting up a really large adult-sized hood for it — man, that just looked weird wrong! But searches on this ONE-derfully helpful internet showed me how to just cut the danged thing off and find the yarn end so I could redo it with the correct size. Now I have to make a second one, in blue, for her twin brother.