Friday, January 19, 2007

Never thought I would be happy to see it rain

Thank God for the rain. Most or all the snow and ice have melted away. Unfortunately for me not all of it is gone yet. While out on my mail route yesterday, I slipped on a patch of ice and sprained my right shoulder. I will be off work for a few days and will return to work with very strict restrictions. Albeit, management will probably send me back home. If I can't use my arm then what work can a Letter Carrier do ? During this time hopefully I will be able to work on some of my UFO's.

I did finish the first
"Monkey" sock, using Mountain Colors
"Juniper" I love the greens that are in this colorway. Mountain Colors is so soft to the touch. It feels so good while knitting up. This was my first experience using it. I know I will use this yarn again.

Also, OTN's is the Noro Kureyon Girls Jacket that I am knitting for my 20 month old grand-daughter Chloe. I saw this sweater on display at my LYS and fell in love with it. It is an old Noro pattern that is no longer in print. It is also my first attempt at Intarsia.

I am using Noro Kureyon #'s 40 & 102

The following photo is what it is supposed to look like. Photo taken at LYS.

I am also working on "Prosperous Plum Tank" by Joanna Cohen. As you can see it's not purple/plum. I am using Cascade Sierra #13 (Jade). In my opinion, it looks more Teal than Jade.
a free online pattern

Last but not least, there are "Lombard Street" Socks from Magknits September 2006 issue. I'm using Lorna's Lace.

To change the subject before I finish up here today, I was sad to see the Seahawks lose the game against the Chicago Bears. It was a good game and close. The Seahawks gave us a wild roller coaster season, but it was exciting. I will be waiting for next season and the road to the SuperBowl 2008. In the meantime, I will be cheering for the New Orleans Saints.

Until next time, knit on !


ObsessiveCompulsive Crafter said...

I love that tank and want to make one for my daughter.
Your knitting is wonderful.
You wanted to know where you could get the SWTC patterns. Email me and I will send info.

Paula said...

Oh my goodness, you are busy. All those projects look good.