- Name: vanessa
- Location: lake placid, florida
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
here's the hat almost finished.
it's finished now, just waiting to be blocked.
i had to use an addi 000 needle to get gauge. yikes!
now on to the scarf, the seed stitch border has begun. knitting the scarf of inox dpns 00, as the scarf gauge is slightly larger.
if anyone knows where i can get my hands on a 00 prym (or any other brand) circular needle, please let me know!
unfortunately, the chart is not in the bag, i must have left it in fort lauderdale yesterday :-(
neena and veena are getting a tiny bit easier, i can do the snake arms now :-)
Saturday, February 24, 2007
neena and veena are kicking my ass
a week ago thursday, my friend bille sue took me to a cystic fibrosis luncheon. the entertainment was a bellydancing instructor named linda balent.
holy shit, there wasn't an ounce of fat on her body, and she's older than i am! and the costume, beautiful :-)
that was it. queenie aka billie sue and i are signing up for classes. but in my usual obsessive way, i ran to borders and bought my first neena and veena. love them!
and in true obsessive fashion, i needed another neena and veena. the fat burning part of this dvd kicked my ass. let's just say every muscle in my body is screaming this morning. hmm, you'd think i'd look like neena and veena by now, wouldn't you?
on the knitting front-
i am no longer a socks that rock virgin.
nodding violet lightweight, toe up. candlelight lace pattern on the leg to spice them up.
whah, they are a little too long for me. my loss is my ddil's gain next christmas ;-)
backstabber lightweight, also toe up, ala mata hari.
methinks the str is a tiny bit thicker than my beloved koigu, as the backstabber socks are only 56 stitches on size 0s, and fit perfectly.
Wednesday, February 07, 2007
thanks for all the well wishes!!!
feels so good to feel good!
yesterday dd played hookie, so we made bread. june's breads are always so tempting.
whole wheat, from the king arthur's ww flour package, yum! i fully intended to snap a photo of the whole loaf, but dd couldn't wait ;-)
and i finished off this deliscious pair of socks. thanks anne, for eabling me into the spinning bunny sock club! the merino angora yarn for january is sooo soft, and i love the blue sprinkled colors, perfect for snowflakes :-)
Sunday, February 04, 2007
not much happening here
this is all i feel like eating.
this is all my brain can handle knitting.
at least i have a little buddy to kee me company for napping.
dd has had some excellent news! you can read about it on her blog (it's a long post).
sorry linda m, but i think she has decided to go over to the dark side...