Monday, November 30, 2009

Souvenir of Maine

When in Maine earlier in November I got some fluffy cotton yarn--Colinette Fandango, purchased at Heavenly Socks in Belfast:
SNC00243 SNC00244

Here is the resulting improvised scarf:


Thursday, November 26, 2009

More sock yarn

I've fallen behind on posting the lovely recent additions to my Whimzypinzy sock yarn collection. Here they are:
The photo doesn't do justice to the subtle colors in this one, inspired by my photos of ferns, asters, butterfly, leaves:

Shades of green (had a name but I don't remember it)

I'm well stashed in preparation for my knitting group's planned "stash down" knitalong--no danger of a yarn shortage here!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Baby stuff

In spite of traveling,m and in spite of my many knitting mistakes, I finished my little garter yoke baby cardi (using Jennifer Hoel's pattern but with ties instead of buttons)


just in time for a get together with some of my knitting pals celebrating one fine knitter's baby to be.
It was a fun afternoon, with many baby knits to admire, and plenty of tasty treats, including some charming knitting-themed springerle cookies about the size of a silver dollar:


Monday, November 2, 2009

My yarn idea

It was my turn to suggest a color scheme for Whimzypinzy's Cotton Club, and in the end she used all 4 of the photos I considered.
I can't wait to see the result!