Saturday, February 6, 2010

Knit Obsessed

I think this is my new motto. For the past month or so, I have spent virtually every evening (well, the ones where I actually get off the computer) knitting. This year I have already made a scarf, a hat, a felted coffee sleeve and a cowl. I currently have this sweater (which I may have to redo due to sizing), another cowl and another scarf on needles. Oh and there's that blanket I started long ago...I have about a million bookmarked and printed patterns in my queue of projects as well. Shawn tells me knitting has overtaken scrapbooking these days. It's a close race....

Here's a few of my latest projects. Please overlook the crappy pictures. They are all self portraits taken in the bathroom mirror on a Sunday (the day I wear loungey clothes and not a touch of makeup). One of these days I'll need to get better photos of my knitting projects, but until then, here's what you get.

The chunky knit cowl (pattern here), my latest obsession:

Flower Hat made with Debbie Bliss alpaca silk yarn given to me for Christmas. I also made this hat for my mom for Christmas in a icy blue color.

This scarf, which I made as a gift for Michelle's birthday.

One of these days I'll need to post a better picture of my tunic top and I need to collect photos of all the knitted gifts I gave away without photographing so I can update my ravelry page. Pretty soon I'll be working on some spring and summer knits (I've got a couple t-shirt patterns stashed away) as I won't be needing scarves and sweaters much around here soon.


Danielle February 6, 2010 at 9:42 PM  

such beautiful work, Erin! I would love to learn to knit someday!

Princess Jessie Pants February 7, 2010 at 12:06 AM  

Look at you fancy!!! I love the scarf you made for Michelle & I'd never heard of a cowl - I learned a new word. :) Glad you're enjoying knitting - I should join in & get back into it too. :D

Kelly February 7, 2010 at 1:42 PM  

Gorgeous!! I couldn't knit to save my life - so I am super impressed!!

Sarah February 7, 2010 at 2:15 PM  

Fabulous projects! Love knitting! Great winter occupation!

Kimber-Leigh February 7, 2010 at 2:45 PM  

i'm so impressed erin! gorgeous designs!

Amy Coose February 7, 2010 at 3:40 PM  

You are amazing! I want that last scarf you made, in that same turquoise color. Can I place an order??? LOL

Patti February 7, 2010 at 3:40 PM  

wow you are such the amazing lady! Very lovely!

David and Jackie February 7, 2010 at 3:44 PM  

Wow! You are so talented! I gave knitting a try but just couldn't get the hang of it :(

Andrea February 7, 2010 at 7:19 PM  

Look at you teaching Jessie new terms :). Bethany crocheted me a cowl and an awesome scarf for Christmas is the most scrumptious orange yarn :).
I'm itching to pick up the needles again ... in fact I was once again wanting to start the February Lady Sweater, but I figure I should finish my sweater (same as the one you're working on) first ... problem is it's been so long I think I've confused my stitches. Grrrr.
I love all your stuff though, thanks for sharing (on here) and giving in real life :).

Michelle February 8, 2010 at 7:43 PM  

I love all your creations and I especially love the beautiful turqoise scarf you made me...thanks again!!!:-)

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