Sunday, October 15, 2006
Whenever I come back to Salem to visit my parents, I pop into the local yarn store, Have You Any Wool, and I bought this yummy Burly Spun yarn in Ruby Red. I haven't worked much with yarn this bulky, and I'm not sure what I'm going to knit. I think maybe a drop stitch scarf. I love the color.
Saturday, October 14, 2006
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Here she is! Happy 50th birthday mom! (yesterday) She couldn't be any cuter. I think the sweater looks pretty good. Very oversized, but I was ready for that to be the case. It's ok, she loves it and it's going to be her lounging around/going to a movie sweater. It's soft and roomy. The pic above is of her and my dad, together 34 years.
Monday, October 09, 2006
I just finished a sweater for my mom for her 50th birthday, which is tomorrow. I'm flying up to Oregon in the morning and I'm going to give it to her. I'm so excited! It's the second sweater I've knit. The first and this were both crewneck pullovers and both were designed without a pattern. I'm pretty proud of myself! I'm getting better, that's for sure. Here's a picture of my mom's sweater.
My only worry is that it's going to be huge on her. I purposely made it large so it would be comfy and long so she'd feel covered up. But I'm slightly worried it's going to be too big. I tried it on myself and it came down almost to my knees! haha. I can shorten it if it's too long. We'll see tomorrow when I give it to her! I'm sure she'll love it.
My first sweater ever. Not bad!
Welcome to my blog! After four years of loving knitting, I am finally joining the world of knitting blogs. I've read many of your blogs and now I'm posting my own! Here is a picture of my new knitting cabinet. I like to call it a "cubby." My yarn was all over my apartment, in the closet cabinets, in baskets, everywhere. Now it's all in one place. I love it!