MIT Stitch & Bitch

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

First Handknit Sweater Completed ...

Harray! Got it done ... my first handknit sweater. Just have to block it. Hope to do that this weekend along with my most recent pair of socks. Yup, finally got the ones that I bring to S&B on Thursday done!

But the sweater I am very proud of.

Now to make plans for my next one. I'm thinking blue ...

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Christmas knitting ...

Well now that I've given out my Christmas gifts to my co-workers, I can put a picture up of what I made for them. Everyone got a Knit Santa Hat Pin. The first one I did (the proto-type) came out way too large I thought, so I turned it into a barette/pin. I can wear it in my hair during the day, but then pin it to my coat when I leave to go home ... pretty clever, if I must say so myself, hehe. Don't want to "waste" any of my knitting-time right? I loved making these ... and loved giving them out just as much!
Now I can concentrate on completing my sweater. Here's a series of pictures I took as I got to each stage in the sweater knitting process from The Sweater Workshop. Sure hope I like it when it's all done. I hope to wear it to the IAP Knit & Crochet series.

As Santa goes off into Christmas Eve night, I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and happily knit in whatever spare time you can find.