Posted by: scrabblequeen | May 12, 2007

News, news, news!

Okay. I am soo excited. I finally found out who my sock pal is. No one told me how to do it, so its just lucky I went looking for a way to find out. I can hardly calm down long enough to to do some serious yarn and pattern shopping. I need a good combination. It wouldn’t do to have a gorgeous pattern, which gets lost in the yarn choice. Ah, what to choose, what to choose? In the meantime, I’ve got a new progect on the needles. I started a cotton baby blanket from my new book, Adorable Knits For Tots, by Zoe Mellor. It’s the Hearts and Stars pattern, which I am knitting in the new Cotton Ease, in  Lime. 9 rows of seed stitch, 167 stitches per row, ugh. But now I’m into the first set of charts, and it’s getting a bit more fun. This is, without question, the biggest thing I’ve knitted in quite a while. In fact, I don’t recall having made anything which calls for 7 skeins before. Just goes to show how much of a knitting wimp I really am.

The Estonian Lace scarf is coming along nicely, with almost 1/4 of the total length of the first lace pattern completed. Since I can only knit on this project when there is plenty of light and when I have all my wits about me, progress will continue to be slow. I’m off to do some Socka Pal shopping. Wish me luck.


  1. pictures….pictures….where are the pictures? You CAN take some WHILE you are knitting a project you know! 😉

    Happy almost-Mothers Day!!

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