Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Blog birthday

Its a year since I started this blog so I did a quick review of my creative efforts in the last year and I was astonished by how much stuff I had knit:
  • 12 pairs of socks

  • 8 scarves and shawls

  • 7 pairs of gloves/mittens

  • 6 sweaters
as well as 3 hats and miscellaneous other small things. I also sewed 2 dresses and a skirt. I do spend a lot of time knitting, probably 1-2 hours a day, but it is something I do when otherwise I would just be watching TV (of course I am still watching TV but knitting at the same time). It is still surprising how productive it is - I must have knit miles of yarn!

I should have a competition like the big bloggers do...but since that would probably just result in my sending yarn to Christina, I could probably just skip the whole competition element and just send her some wool!

Here is another quick finished object: this time dog-walking mittens for my hairdresser Christina.

The ubiquitous fetching pattern, knitted in Noro Silk Garden. Despite all the drawbacks of this yarn (splitty, lots of vegetative matter in the wool, not machine washable) the long colour runs are just so beautiful that I always enjoy knitting with it.

1 comment:

Christina said...

OK - I admit it - you are a real American now.... "...astonished at how much I had knitted" ted ted.
Anyway, your output is very high; I have not counted but I would be surprised if I had done that much.