Where were you a year ago?
I was at LAX, ready to leave for Copenhagen. It was a hot day, they didn’t turn the air on in the plane during boarding. I had plenty of sock yarn available for the flight, books ready for prolonged listening on my ipod, and my sock monkey, who attends all knitting-related trips as this one.…
The Gifting of the Socks.
Ever since I picked out the clothes for my mom to wear, I wrestled with the idea about how I would deal with the remaining 19 pair of handknitted socks I had made for her. This idea popped into my head sometime during the night before her services. After the service, family and close friends…
Please help me make a decision!
OK, so I am ready for my next project which will be a travel sock. I have actually been pretty disciplined lately with my knitting, which means I am not casting on with reckless abandon. It is hard- very very hard not to cast on 4 or 5 new things whenever the mood strikes me.…
Memorial Day is here!
Ahh, a 3 day weekend! Today we cleaned house, now it is time to get a new post out. And I have some photos of finished objects too! The top photo is my finished Leyburns in Roctober, finally ready to wear1 The next photo is a snippet of my Froggin Personal Footprints I started at…
More of Camp KnittyhaHA
Tina “smooshing” color as only Tina can do. Beautiful in an instant. Magical where the colors meet. Ever seen a crab who knows how to knit? This is one does , and he wasn’t the only crab there who knew how, there were at least 5 or 6 other crabs with projects in various stages…
Life at Camp KnittyhaHA
If you are going to learn to dye yarn, why not learn from the best? Here is Tina Newton from Blue Moon showing us how…………………. And here are my 3 hand dyed skeins of STR Mediumwt! And here is Ozzie’s Monkey to be!
Melissa’s wedding and Cow Clogs
Ringo is the luckiest Drunken Party Monkey ever ! Not only did he stow away in my bag, he got to smooch up on the bride! And here he is …………………………………………………………and here are my new Cow Clogs, Carson got them for me for my birthday! They will look great with my STR socks! The agenda…
I mentioned them in my new “list of things knitted in 2009” in the side bar, so I thought I’d show you pics. I pledge to keep a list of all things knitted in 2009. There are 2 Christmas presents for my mom that technically were slated for completion PRIOR to Christmas but didn’t make it.…
Baby Surprise X 3
From top to bottom, Baby Surprise Jackets by 3 different knitters with 3 different needle sizes and 3 different outcomes– Top–Kelsie’s Baby Surprise, knitted by me on size 4 needles with 1 skein STR lightweight. Middle-Crew’s Baby Surprise knitted by Shirley on size 5 needles with 4 balls of Louisa Harding’s DK. Bottom-Gage’s Baby Surprise…
A Big Monkey for the Little Guy
Here is the Little Guy today after his 2PM feeding. Ready to get the UV light turned back on. His bilirubin is still high, so he still has to be under the UV light. They gave him a different light today, it provides a much greater surface area and will hopefully help him to return…