Friday, February 3, 2017

Cozy Blue Stitch Club

Last year I joined the Cozy Blue Stitch Club. This lovely blue whale is the my first project in the club.
Cozy Blue Stitch Club - November 2016

Liz has some wonderful designs in her Etsy shop, including this whale. Go ahead, have a look - Cozy Blue. I have more than enough to keep my busy, but I couldn't resist a preprinted design with the threads being sent to me ready to stitch. Now if only I can keep up with the club mailings....

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

January 2017

The last day of January, so I thought I would do a quick update...

I managed to knit up another pair of Susie's Reading Mitts for a co-worker venturing in to the Northeast for the holidays.
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A few adjustment for the heavier weight yarn and these were a quick knit.
Pattern: Susie Rogers' Reading Mitts
Designer: Susie Rogers
Yarn: Nashua Handknits Snowbird (2 skeins)

I completed the Cornrow socks. I added two rows of plain knitting between the twisted row to spread out the pattern. This one was on my needles for awhile, Just wasn't motivated to get them done.
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Patten: Cornrow Socks
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Yarn: Knit Picks Felici in Cochineal

Then I cast on the Peace Project Cowl. These 2 skeins of yarn has been sitting at my desk waiting for a pattern... I'm sending this cowl to my mom. The color is washed out in this photo, it is a deeper purple.
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Pattern: Project Peace 2017
Designer: Christina Campbell
Yarn: Crystal Palace Yarn in Sausalito (2 skeins)

And finally - on my needles now - First Track Socks. I am on the foot of the first sock...

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Project: First Track Socks
Designer: Helen Kurtz
Yarn: Knit Picks Felici Botany