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I turned 26 on Friday and I had a super-fun day/date night with my Bear. We hung out in the down town, got some pizza and rented We’re the Millers (hilarious, by the way). Other than Friday, I basically knitted all weekend! Hooray!
Earlier last week I went a little crazy on the yarns and got me some pretty Debbie Bliss felted tweeds, ShiBui sock and some MadelineTosh Vintage. Mmmmmm….
Knitting some swatches (pattern submission central)
Working on a handsome hat for Bear since the last one got accidentally washed. I’ll post a pattern for this one once it’s done. Pretty simple and classy rib hat out of MadTosh Vintage.
Fun (if not a little late) news: I just had my second pattern published in Knitscene Summer 2014! They named it the “Krypton Hat” and it’s looking pretty great! I’ll have a follow up post in a bit in that one. Check it out on Ravelry In the meantime!
A little late, I know but I had to wait for results! Hooray! I won 1st place in my company’s Halloween costume contest with my handmade plush sandwich costume. Made from Eco-felt, poly quilt batting, lots of stitching and a fair amount of glue, it took forever to make and it warm as heck. It’s won 3 costume contests to date and has garnered a couple of buy offers (not for sale, to answer that question). Runner up was Mike the nun.
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Hello dear readers, I have fantastic news and some super cool links to share with you today…
♥I’m published! I’m published! I’m published! I’m published! I’m published!♥
My first published pattern is available for purchase from a news stand near you! Details and pictures are as follows, enjoy.
Below is a list of things you can do related to the Heliotrope Hat published in Knitscene Winter 2013!
- Check out the Ravelry page! (Add it to your queue while you’re there)
- Purchase a copy of Knitscene at a bookstore or online!
- Get yarn to knit it with!
- Knit it!
- Wear it!
- Tell people how much you love it and share with them this great list of things!
Stay tuned for more crafty goodness!
Babe, have you seen my crebit card? I need to make a yarn purchase…
I’ll be visiting Knitpicks later, gotta get get that yarn yarn yaaarnn!!
Cops, cats, and crochet.
Who doesn’t love junky tv, kitten cuddles and a new yarn project?
Nobody, that’s who. Livin’ the dream.
Hey there friends! Something happened to my Fourth of July post and unfortunately it’s taken me a while to realize it! Well, here it is again, albeit a little late at this point.
I’ll just summarize but I’ll say, my day was pretty patriotic! It started with a parade (Garrett and Ethan were jazzin it up in the Boy Scout float) with my parents, aunt and little cousins. The Scouts made a tank with cardboard and added a propane powered flamethrower! Wowza!
Very cool! After the parade I spent some time crocheting (surprise) and unfortunately a little time crying about the fact that i had forgotten sunscreen that morning. By the end of the day I had a nasty sunburn and a new hat to show for it. Thank goodness at least one of those is useful!
It’s Christmas in July and the word is ｓｔｒｉｐｅｓ!!!
I’m going crazy with hats and loving it! Its been primarily crochet as of late but i think i might mosey on into knitting for a while. Maybe.
Good news: I have a new job (full time, thank you very much) so not only do I have an hour lunch break to hook hook hook, I’ll soon have some expendable cash dollars to use for *gasp* yarn! For the time being, I’m working with 5 different colors of Galway, a quality yet economical choice for wool. I’m keeping track to see how many pieces I can get out of these measly 1050 yards… Haha.
Here’s a sneak peak of som patterns I’ve hooked up recently.
And to finish off this fresh post, here’s a glamour shot of one of my favorite crafty buddies