27 janvier 2008

Short midnight rant about knitting

A quick note to show progress on the January Mystery Sock which is officially no longer a mystery because all people who have access to the Sockdown and the forum associated on Ravelry have already seen the finished photo posted by Deb... but just in case don't scroll down if you still want a surprise! So, here it was yesterday evening when I threw it down in disgust realizing I'd a stitch missing and would have to frog all the yarnovers and knit 2 together or even worse the ssk's went to bed: And after much dedicated row... [Lire la suite]
Posté par PlumunouGB à 23:22 - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]

26 janvier 2008

An FO from France

Hello from home ;-) I amazingly have an FO to show you: That's right ! Ruby Slipper socks... and that's a pair!!! My friend Aude is going to be happy to see this! Cast on : 29th Dec 07Cast off : 26th Jan 08Needles : 2,5mm dpnsYarn : Jon's Ruby Slipper 100% FBL (No link today Jon, I've done so many already, people know your address!) So a whole month to do just one pair of socks, phew, and I can't even say as lots can that I was knitting a sweater, a stole, a scarf and a set of hat and mittens... cos I have knit just... [Lire la suite]
Posté par PlumunouGB à 20:59 - Commentaires [2] - Permalien [#]
23 janvier 2008

Call me bad blogger

OK, just a short one with no photos to show you I'm still around and still able to connect... I'm basically travelling far too much with work at the moment to be able to string together a "normal" blogpost. So, last week I was in Slovakia and didn't knit at all !!! Imagine... It's just the conditions weren't right... Had a good time in the evenings all the same, we went out to eat and found some lovely traditional and local dishes to taste. Last weekend, I made alot of progress on ruby slipper sock #2. I got to the end... [Lire la suite]
Posté par PlumunouGB à 13:15 - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]
10 janvier 2008

I'm bad at happy new yearing...

So, first things first, it's the 9th January and I still haven't picked up the phone to wish my friends and family "Happy New Year" etc... the reason is, I don't usually phone alot in normal times but phoning just to say that ??? It's beyond my comprehension I'm afraid. So, to family members and friends who read this: please accept my wishes for a fun filled and happy 2008, A serene year of happiness... I have been meaning to show you this original teapot and its cups:      This is a very... [Lire la suite]
Posté par PlumunouGB à 20:00 - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]
06 janvier 2008

Happy New year 2008 !

Hiya and have a pleasant and fun filled year (meaning knit lots of quality and fashionable garments and accessories) 2008... So, sorry I disappeared for a few days weeks. Now, geographicaly since the last post: Last week of work in Spain where I "celebrated" my birthday on the 20th... Now here's a great story: when I was in school in France, alot of the christmas dinners were on my birthday and that sort of made me feel special (for no known reason, I know it wasn't a birthday do for me!!!) and compensated for having... [Lire la suite]
Posté par PlumunouGB à 16:34 - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]