Monday, October 13, 2008

Dance of Joy!

Yep, today I conquered knit fabric, zippers, and long sleeves. Check this out!

This morning:


I literally placed the pattern pieces, pinned them down, and then just stood there...

*cricket, cricket*

...for ten minutes. Then I began stalling, my fear getting the better of me. I set up and snapped the above picture, then decided that I needed some breakfast (and let me tell you there is nothing better than a nice warm bowl of leftover chili on a brisk autumn morning when you're too cheap to turn on the heat just yet). And I, of course, ate in front of the computer while perusing the KYS boards at Ravelry (scored myself a nice looking pattern book too, The Yarn Girls Guide to Simple Knits, Woot!). Then, when I could stall no more... I cut. The rest is a rainbow hearted blur. The results:



So cool! I can't wait until she get's home so I can try it on her...

1 comment:

Amy said...

That pic of you pondering the sweatshirt looks like me today. I did binding for the first time today and I had to sit on the stairs with a bag of chips and stare at it for awhile. HAHA!