Thursday, February 01, 2007

Tags and Knitting for Others

I have been tagged yet again. The Lone Knitter has tagged me for the 6 weird things about me. I don't think I have become any weirder since the last time so I will just refer you to that entry here. And both Bonnie and Karen have tagged me for another meme, but I have not taken the time to address that one yet. Consider yourself tagged if you want to participate in the 6 weird things about me meme, I don't know who else to tag that hasn't been already.

On the knitting front, most of my knitting time has been spent knitting charity items . I have one, yes, just one, sock done. And I started a sweater vest last night that I am designing as I knit. It hasn't been blocked so it looks a little narrow in this picture, but other than being a little short it will fit the youngest. I think it will fit a six year old nicely. These are for CIC.
I have a hat finished. I was going to send to Kate of Minestrone Soup , but she is asking for fun fur type hats and this is fuzzy but not fun fur, so I don't know if it will work or not. My girls sure like it, so maybe it will make it into the mail and maybe not.


The Lone Knitter is having the blanket drive, so I started a baby blanket to send to her for this month. I didn't get the squares in the mail for January, so I will send those along with the blanket when it is finished. I am knitting it in Plymouth Encore. I had a few requests for this blanket when I went up to work on Saturday night. Seems like half of the girls at work are in the family way. I will remember not to drink the water up there.


And I started a baby sweater that I am designing. I have been asked to knit for a baby that is due in June, so I thought I would work up a few things, see if they liked them and then donate the others to charity. So far I like this one, and I am even remembering to write down what I am doing, which is really unusual for me. Well I think that covers all the recent knitting. Today is the first day all three of the kids went to school and then the two youngest had a half day. But it was a day with no sick children home, yea! We are all taking daily vitamin C now. Maybe that will help.

10 comments:

Angela said...

You are knitting circles around me, girlfriend! Wow. That baby sweater you are designing is looking really nice! Can't wait to see how it looks when you are done.

Ang

Janice said...

WOW! An amazing amount of knitting...and all for such great causes! I love the baby sweater you are designing.... I can't wait to see it finished!

hakucho said...

You have been doing lots of beautiful knitting. That blue cable sweater is an incredible shade of blue. Every thing looks great!

Happy knitting :)

Sheila said...

I can't believe the amount of knitting you got done with sick kids at home! The white baby sweater looks very interesting. Keep up the good work with the charity knitting.

Karen said...

The baby sweater and cable vest are soooo nice. You are so good! You know those orphalins have 2 feet so get busy on the mate for that sock!!! And I love your "fuzzy" hat. Talk to you later.

Diane said...

Glad to hear everyone is finally feeling better.

The cable vest is really nice. The baby blanket and sweater are really cute too. Boy have you been busy.

Bonnie D. said...

Sorry to hear about all the illness but glad things are starting to look up!

That cable vest is gorgeous. Interestingly, when I first looked at it, I thought it was a purse. Wouldn't that make a pretty purse with cables right up the handles? I'm not confident enough to design my own pattern yet though.

Love the baby items!

Lone Knitter said...

Oh, no! You've already been tagged by six weird things. It's so hard to find folks who haven't been tagged by that meme! Great answers, btw, and great knits, too.

Alisha said...

Everything looks so awesome.

Monika said...

So many beautiful knitted items! The baby sweater will be gorgeous, from what I can see so far! ;o)