Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Playing Catch Up

It occurs to me that I haven't blogged - REALLY blogged in a long while.. So here goes nuthin'!

First off, I had the pleasure of attending the Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival Valentine's Day weekend.  I wasn't feeling well, so I only stayed a very short while on Saturday - but I had a good time.  Unfortunately, this year, I didn't get many pics.  But I DID manage to take a pic of the MONSTER angora bunny at the show.  I mean this rabbit was MASSIVE.  I wish I could've taken him home with me.


One of the niftiest parts of going to the PGH Knit & Crochet Show, was the FREE YARN I got from Cascade!  We all got 1 skein each of Cascade 220 in Goldenrod and Black (Steelers' colors dontcha know) and a free Steelers' hat pattern!  I thought that was a really nice touch!

I didn't buy much yarn at the PGH Knit & Crochet Festival.. but I DID buy yarn from my FAVE Yarnista, Creatively Dyed Yarn.  I got some sock and lace weight yarns: GAWGEOUS!
In other news: I'm on TEAMWIP2010 for the Ravelympics - where I hope to finish my Bella Mittens.

I joined the Myrtle Cardigan KAL.  I've started my Myrtle using Dream in Color Smooshy Yarn in Punky Fushia colorway.

I've also started 2 Cowls: The Birthday Cowl (knit), using sKNITches Big Tryst in Scarlet Letter colorway, AND Loose Cowl (crochet), using Stitch Nation Full o' Sheep in Passionfruit colorway.

And as if I didn't have enough WIPs or things to juggle, I joined a Lace Sampler Mystery KAL.  The KAL gives clues every month.  And every month you knit the clue.  By the end of the year, you'll have a beautiful lace sampler shawl.  Of course true to form, I am one month behind.  UGH!  BUT - here's the yarn I have chosen: Knit Picks Shimmer Lace Yarn in Spice colorway:


Last but not least - I got my FREE yarn from the Naturally Caron promotion!  I got a FREE skein of Spa yarn in Coral Lipstick colorway! WOOT!



  1. I'm part of the lace sampler KAL as well.. and like you, I'm also a month behind ;) I'm blaming hubby for cracking down on my stash and refusing to let me buy more yarn until I've cut it down a lot. So once I've got that under control, I'm going to buy something nice off Etsy and start it. I'm making sure to download the monthly patterns for it so that I know just how much I have to do. ;)
    Looks like you've got lots of things on the go, I can't wait to see how they all turn out.

  2. Love the items you are working on and the gorgeous yarn photos. Any plans on what to do with the Caron Spa yarn? My mother and I both received the same color and I am not sure what to use them for. Happy knitting!

  3. This makes me want to join the lace sampler too!! I'm not quite sure who has more works in progress at this point though - you or I LOL! Glad I'm not the only one who likes to juggle a lot of projects =)


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