Monday, May 28, 2007

Cobblestone sock 1 done

Over the weekend, I finished the first of the my Cobblestone socks.

Thursday, May 24, 2007

I've been tagged

Info:So this is how it works: Each person tagged gives 7 random facts about themselves. Those who are tagged need to write on their own blog those 7 facts as well as the rules of the game. You need to tag seven others and list their names on your blog. You have to leave those you plan on tagging a note in their comments so they know that they have been tagged and to read your blog.

1. On June 11th, I'll be married 30 years.
2. I play fiddle - traditional Irish music.
3. I am blessed to have many good friends!
4. I am the oldest of 6 - I love my siblings dearly!
5. I've been knitting for 2.5 years and am totally addicted - my friends would attest to that.
6. Thrilled that summer is here - I love to eat summer fruits - peaches, nectarines, watermelon, berries, etc.
7. Work part time in a real estate office as an assistant to a realtor - have to fight the urge to get my license because I don't want a full time job!

Tag - you are it! Sorry ladies...keep it going!

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Sock 1 Pomatomus Done!

Yahoo! Finally, I finished the first sock and have cast on the second. I was in Chicago visiting a friend this past weekend, so I had plenty of travel time to work on it. It feels sooooo good!

Interesting coloration in the first picture. The colors in the second are more accurate...mind you, I like the colors in the first pic! First one taken in the evening sun.

Friday, May 18, 2007

Finally a finished project!

I promised pictures in my last here they are:

The baby sweater is finally finished!
Here's the Cascade Fixation sock I tried to describe in my last post. The heel is done and I'm on the gusset.
Here's the sock knit with Katia. You have to look closely in the picture to see the cobblestones - they are seperated by some purl stitches.
Lastly, I got the Mason Dixon Knitting book from the library. It has some great patterns in it. One of the projects I started was a baby bib knit with Peaches-n-Cream, a cotton yarn. Someday, I dreaming of knitting the mitered square blanket found in this book. See a completed blanket at (one of my favorite blogs).
I haven't done much work on my Pomatomus sock - only about 2 inches of the foot is done - that means there's still alot to knit on that one. I'm going to Chicago to visit a friend this weekend, so I'm hoping to get some work done on it in the airport and during the flight.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Knitting update

I've been very busy with other things and my knitting has suffered!

No pictures this week...just an update.

Baby sweater - finished the second sleeve and am ready to pickup stitches for the body.

Pomatomus socks - finished the heal and gusset of the first sock - foot and toe to go. I cannot say enough about what a beautiful pair of socks these are going to be. The pattern is awesome!

Fixation socks - second green sock is at the gusset...then foot and toe and a pair will be complete! I cast on another pair of fixations - the color is a pinkish salmon variegated. The pattern I'm knitting for this pair of socks is Broadripple from This pair of socks is also at the gusset of the first sock.

I have some cotton/acrylic yarn that I purchased earlier this year at a shop closing. The yarn is
Katia Mississippi 3 print - very summery colors. The pattern I'm using for this pair is Menehune Cobblestones.

I promise to have pictures of these projects soon! Happy knitting!