Friday, August 28, 2009

Aran Textures (150)

August 28-September 3, 2009 April 20 (happy birthday Jeff!)-26February 23-March 1, 2009 (happy birthday Keeg!)December 15-21, 2008updated 3/14
Aran Textures from Casual Classics Leisure Arts pattern by Patons
needle sizes 6 and 7
gauge 20 sts and 26 rows to 4" with size 7
worsted weight yarn
making size Large (49 1/2" chest) with medium size sleeves (20 1/2")
begun October 12, 2007
for J Craig
made with Patons Classic Wool Merino in Aran Blanc Casse
11 skeins = 2,453 yards

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Child's Puppy Hat (187)

August 19-21, 2009Custom Order
for Jackie F.
1 child's hat, 19" at $45

Pattern inspired by:

designer: Betty Lampen
source: Knit Pattern a Day Calendar 2006
needle size: US 8 (5.00mm) circular and DPNS
gauge: 4 sts and 6 rows = 1"
calls for: 2 oz/57 gms of 4-ply worsted yarn
using: NaturallyCaron.com Country, Merino wool blend

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Custom Secret-Keeper Pillow (182)

August 15-19, 2009
Fighter-Dog Pilot motif August 13-15
Angel motifCustom Order
2 Toothpillows for Joanne H.
$20.00 each

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Fair Isle Bag (184)

August 11-12May 12-13, 2009Pattern Info:
for teacher Christmas gift '09 (Miss G)
designer: Debbie Bliss
source: The Baby Knits Book
needle size: US 3 (3.25mm)
gauge: 25 sts. and 34 rows to 4" in stockinette stitch
calls for: Debbie Bliss wool/cotton in 6 colors & 29 small knitting beads
using: leftovers

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Michael Phelps

He Does It Again! August 1, 2009

I'm a Phantastical Phelps Phan - August 2008 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAQkKtnoitg


Rock-A-Bye Baby Blanket (135)

August 1-4 finished!March 16-22March 29-April 4, 2008
May 26-June 1
July 19-25
November 11-17
January 16 -22, 20094 3 2 of the 4-#9a ovals done
4 3
2
of the 4-#9b ovals done; and
4 2 1 0 of the 4-#9c ovals done
9 5 3 2 of the 12-#10 sweet stripes done
5 4 3 2 of the 5-#11 serenity done
5 4 3 2 of the 5-#12 Geometry done
5 3 2 1 of the 5-#13 Geometry done
5 4 3 1 of the 5-#14 Geometry done
5 4 3 1 of the 5-#15 Geometry done

Pattern Info:
Rock-A-Bye-Baby Blanket (for Corbin)
100 Afghan Squares to Knit
designer - Debbie Abrahams
1 pair US 2 needles/2 US 2 circular needles
gauge: 25 sts and 34 rows to 4"
pattern calls for: Rowan Cotton Glace; 23 - (1.75oz. (50g)) balls
sport weight
finished size: 38" x 38"
I'm using Knit Picks Shine Sport in Green Apple, Turquoise, Sky, Hydrangea, Butter, Aquamarine, and Grass with small amount of white merino style
* Shine Sport is a 60% Pima Cotton, 40% Modial
Begun October 28, 2007
Finished August 4, 2009