Friday, August 04, 2006


Posted by Neuroknitter

Helloooo!!! It has been way too long since I've posted! My apologies! Work has been outrageously busy...but the good news is that I've received a Pilot Research Award from the National MS Society!! Yay and Thank you NMSS!!!!

Happy Birthday to Dear Hubby, Pete!! Those are my folks on the left and Pete's mom on the right, that would be me next to Pete! In answer to your question....Chocolate cake with cinnamon butter cream frosting!! Yum!

On to knitting...There are finished objects to share, and a modest amount of acquisitions to show...

Yarn: Sweet Georgia "Fondant"
Pattern: My own, Toe-up, short row heel, Picot cast off
Needles: Magic loop Size 1 Addi Turbos
Stitch Count: 60

Yarn: Handmaiden Sea Silk "Capri"
Pattern: Diamond Fantasy Shawl (Sivia Harding)
In progress

Acquisition from the Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, OR (June 24-26).
That would be STR, Sock hop roving from Crown Mountain, and a lovely new hand spindle!!

And a couple of skeins from Savvyminx' Etsy shop!!! Gorgeous stuff!!! I believe they are "Periwinkle" and "Iris". Yum!!!

The Sundara "Calla Lily" socks are done!! Love them!
Yarn: Sundara "Calla Lily"
Pattern: Petals Collection sock club June entry
Needles: Addi 1 (2 socks 1 needle magic loop)
Mods: 8-row picot edge (I heart picot edges!);
short row heel; carried the lace pattern down the heel

Well, I have a few more projects to be tallied and posted....Sweetgeorgia "River" and "Garden Party" socks--both are constructed toe up with my own pattern, including beads on the cuffs!!! :) I finished spinning and plying the sock hop roving....And my BMFA July socks are in the Peaseblossom colorway!!! A few more acquisition pictures are in the queue, too (Thanks Jen!!!!)--Baudelaire here we come!! Pictures soon, or sooner if blogger lets me load them :(

Happy Knitting!!


shannon said...

woah - so you have been silent, but busy as heck, huh, nk? happy birthday to mr. nk himself!

love all your fo's and the ones in progress, too. i was fortunate enough to fondle most of them, and they are fabulous.

Wool Girl said...

Wow! It's so great to see your post NK! Happy Birthday Pete!!!!!!! (we still need another celebration!)


knitfriendly said...

Congratulations on your award from NMSS! What an honor! :) I love your picot bind-off on your socks. I just learned how to do toe-up socks and I love them. STR is the best...I am wearing socks knitted from STR as I type. ;D