Thursday, May 27, 2010

Please Allow Me To Introduce....

POOCHIE!!! He's the newest member of our family! He was a stray that a friend of a friend in my knitting group found wondering near his home. He's adorable and I'm so happy to have him.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Getting My Lace On

I'm been trying to up my lace knitting skills so I knit the Spring Beret ( recently. I used Tahki Yarns Palma (a very pretty organic cotton that was gifted to me) in a pretty pink color. I used a little more than a full skein on size US 8 & 9 needles.

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This is a pic of it blocking on a small mixing bowl. I used the mixing bowl perched on a candlestick holder to get the lace streched out and down so it would dry quickly.

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And other pic after it was done drying and sitting on the table.
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I really like the ring of darker pink on the crown. Once I got going (after ripping it out twice) it was a pretty simple knit. I'm tempted to make another in another color. What do you think, dear reader?