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Some Actual FOs and Another WIP

During the time that I have not been blogging, I have done some knitting. I decided that Christmas was not really that far away so when I saw that Walmart had some Christmas yarn I snatched it up and made a few dishcloths for my older son’s teacher. I plan on making at least one more and doing up a little basket for her.

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The one on the right is a simple stockingette. It is made out of Bernat’s Handicrafter Holiday Twists. I think I will also make a tribble out of this yarn to go in the basket. There was quite a lot of yarn in the balls – quite larger than the regular Handicrafter – so I might make a few. Now, I really love the pattern for the cloth on the left. I am not really sure how I came across it but I just love the way it looks. It is called the Double Woven or the DW dishcloth. For those of you who do not follow Nascar, DW is actually Darrell Waltrip, a former driver. The pattern was written by Rhonda White – who I guess is a DW fan…lol – and if you are interested it can be found here. The yarn for this one is also Handicrafter. Wow, not only did I do some Christmas knitting – for the first time – I actually have a Christmas present already. This is definitely a record for me!!

I guess I should mention that Kim celebrated her big 4-0 birthday on the 20th. In case anyone forgets who she is, she is the middle sister who has seemed to forget she shares a blog with her sisters. Hint, Hint. But anyway, Kim was away for her birthday doing some health and safety training but when she came back she actually brought Karen and I a present. She is the best! Here is what she brought back for me:

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It is so beautiful and really soft. Kim has a super pattern for a sweater for my youngest that uses this yarn. So once I hopefully clear up some old projects I will be casting on for it.

Now for my new WIP. I had been a huge admirer of the Lizard Ridge Afghan but once I saw Renee’s I just knew I had to make one. Hers is fabulous! This is actually my second square but is my favorite so far. It is done in Noro Kureyon’s Number 154.
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This was my introduction to short rows and they were not as difficult as I thought. It was actually fun waiting to see which colour would come out next…lol.

Last but not least, I finally received my Ravelry invite last week. Karen and Kim have already been in for a while. I have started to set up my profile a little, which has been kinda fun. If anyone is interested I am listed under the Newknitter!!!!

Hope everyone is having an awesome weekend!!

Kris 🙂

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September 30, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized

1 Comment »

  1. Yay! You’ll enjoy Ravelry – there’s so much to see! I love the Lizard Ridge, that square has amazing colours. :0)

    Comment by Charity | September 30, 2007


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