Reading While Knitting

Nothing complicated; nothing too exciting, but yes, I do knit while I read. As well as during many other domestic activities.

Sunday, January 04, 2009

Nothin' to say

I just haven't felt chatty lately.

I have been knitting a lot, though. Well, a lot for me. What that really means is that I've been starting a lot of things.

Up to the neck steek on the Kauni Cardigan, but I'm aware that the sleeves are going to feel like something of a slog. Maybe I'll finish the bands first, just to have them out of the way. Or not.


Standard top-down raglan for Thing 3. Warm, soft alpaca, and I'm planning colorwork on the body and sleeves.


A last-minute gift, with lovely fancy soap. Good to have organic cotton in the stash.


And my very first design, for my friend's yarn store. I think it will be pretty and I'll post a link to the store when the pattern is all done (rather than mostly in my head). I'm enjoying the Silky Wool a lot, both in terms of texture and weight. Nice yarn. My friend says they're selling a lot of patterns and I can add "designer" to all of my labels. Snort.

Leaving Wednesday for a week at the in-laws. Except for the gift, which has to be done by the time we arrive, the rest will probably go along for entertainment for me. Maybe I'll actually finish some things.

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8 Comments:

At 5:40 PM, Blogger Susan said...

That kauni is so gorgeous. Didn't realize you were leaving Wednesday. Might not be able to cram my first lesson into this week. Glad you are ok--I've been missing your blog.

 
At 6:15 PM, Blogger Katherine said...

I've been missing you too. The Kauni is beautiful and I'm excited to see your design. Have a lovely week - where are the in-laws, anyway?

 
At 7:25 AM, Blogger allisonmariecat said...

Kauni is beautiful. I've started keeping organic cotton for last-minute stuff, too :)

I'm knitting with Silky Wool right now. I've always loved that yarn.

Have a good trip, Designer Stefaneener!

 
At 4:35 PM, Blogger Jodi said...

That top-down raglan looks so cozy, and good luck with your design! I'm using Silky Wool for the first time right now, and I like it. It has a rustic, earthy feel that I didn't expect. Enjoy your visit!

 
At 6:13 PM, Blogger amanda j said...

Sometimes it's okay to be quiet! Your knitting is gorgeous. The Kauni is mindboggling to me!!

 
At 8:31 AM, Blogger Charity said...

You *have* been busy! Love all the new projects - and Kauni is glowing! :o)

 
At 11:43 AM, Anonymous patricia said...

Well, I'm glad the lack of chattiness has fed a lot of knittiness! I'm impressed. Can't wait to see what you're knitting for B's shop.

Have a great trip and keep knittin'!

 
At 7:27 AM, Blogger Wollspinne said...

Whow, your Kauni is wonderfull too.
wollspinne

 

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