Wednesday, February 27, 2008

*crawl, creep, oooooze....*

Things have been a tad slow on the crafting front as of late... seems my family, home, and work need to come first. *smirk*

I've recently completed a swap and I'm about to wrap up another one... This one's a secret, ssssshhhhhh, don't tell. So far I've made a matching hat, scarf, and fingerless mitts set; all my own patterns. I used Lion Brand Homespun so it's incredibly soft and squishy. Here's me modeling the scarf...

Finished Swap Scarf ~ 365 Days, Day 220

I just love the color! Reminds me of Spring, and boy do we need some Spring around here! I've also knit her (yes, the recipient is a her, clue #1) a dish cloth... but not just any dish cloth, this one depicts where she lives (clue #2).

For a swap...

I've actually finished it, just don't have another picture... can you see the state? I'm discovering that knitting takes a lot of time! Not half as quick at crochet, but I suppose that is because I can crochet with my eyes closed, knitting not so much... Anyway, for this I used Lion Brand Cotton-ease. I find it to be a little softer than just straight cotton... hope it makes a good dish cloth! Being a newbie knitter, I'm not clever enough to come up with this pattern on my own. You can find it here, along with patterns for every other state in the USA as well as many others! Definitely work checking out! Thank you Rhonda White for sharing!

I also have a few other goodies up my sleeve; like a small trinket box, a stuffie or two, and maybe a tote bag... We'll see how far I get...

Craft On All!

1 comment:

jezzabell said...

You just learnt how to knit, but things you make look like you know it so much longer ha... really good... keep knitting :]