Saturday, January 03, 2009

There's knitting to be had

Yes, indeed I have been knitting. Yesterday I even figured out a way to nurse and knit at the same time. (No, I'm sure you don't want to know the particulars but there was a pillow and a ball of yarn involved.) It's easier now that Egg is a bit older.

I made fingerless mitts for Nadine. They are made of a fluffy, very light yarn from a company I forgot and I can't find the ball bands. One ball is 25 grams, I got two in different colours and have about 10 g left of each. The yardage of this yarn is unbelieveable.

I knit a pair of socks for her, too. (Nadine has small feet. Knitting socks for her is quick and dirty, if you know what I mean.) They are made from Mountain Colors Bearfoot, which is one of my favorites.

There's a cute little boy's sweater with cables. A Christmas gift for a cute little boy I know. It's a pattern from the Reynolds Kids booklet No 82467 for Fall 2008. This one is knit with Adrienne Vittadini "Lisa" (sadly discontinued) but the original calls for Reynolds "Hop Scotch" which is a thick'n thin superwash wool and very soft.

The next picture shows a raglan for Egg in progress, but in reality it's done - it just needs some snap buttons. I'll take a picture of Egg wearing it once they are attached. It's made of Reynolds Cottontail and uses only 3 balls for the 6 month size.

And, my latest adventure: the Tapestry Tee for Egg with the infamous Embossed Leaves pattern. I'm up to the armholes. Let's see how quickly I can finish it.

Oh, and can you see the little heart stitch marker? Isn't that the cutest thing? It's Japanese and comes in a package with three different sizes. I couldn't resist.


marcy said...

you sure did figure a way to multi task!!! everything looks great!!!
Love the many faces of Egg!!!

Knit and Purl Mama said...

Great projects Mona!

Happy New Year!

Anonymous said...

Hi, toll, dass du auch noch zum stricken kommst... weiterhin viel Spass. Nik