I finished my sweater in time to cross the finish line! Yay! It was finished at 4:35pm EST Sunday.So, here it is - my finished Ravelympics Sweater!Pattern: Autumn Rose by Eunny JangYarn: Knit Picks Palette in 11 colorsNeedles: US 3 for most of it (and US 2,1 and 0 for neck ribbing)Size knitted: size 37… Continue reading Ravelympics/ Knitting Olympics Gold!
We're into Day 6 of the Knitting Olympics. I've made a good bit of progress on my sweater. It seems like it is slow going as I'm knitting, but it really is growing by leaps and bounds!Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5My main concern right now is whether it's going to fit or not. I… Continue reading Ravelympics Progress
So, for those of you who are not knitters (are there any non-knitters that even read this blog??) the Ravelympics is an event which takes place on the knitting community of Ravelry during the Olympic Games. The idea is that you pick a project (or projects) that is/are a challenge to complete within the two… Continue reading Gearing up for Ravelympics
My youngest turns 3 this Saturday. Where did the time fly to? I still remember being in the hospital having him - in the middle of the night, with his brother in his jammies since we had to wake him up to drive to the hospital. He ended up falling asleep in the delivery room… Continue reading I can’t believe my baby’s 3!
So the Ravelympics is well under way (and those other Olympics too). I've crossed the finish line with one of my projects, but I won't put a pic here because they are a Christmas gift (even though I'm pretty sure the intended recipient doesn't read my blog, but you never know!) And I'm about 3/4… Continue reading Ravelympics Progress, among other things.
Well, we got the boys a hamster the other day. (I'll be doing the pet-parenting, though, since they're 4 and 2!) She's a sweet little hammy - very sociable. She's only nipped me once, and to be fair I think my fingers smelled like food. She handles being picked up and petted very well. I'm… Continue reading New member of the family