Saturday, August 19, 2006

Mail Call!

John and I received the most wonderful surprise in the mail today -- our first official wedding present! Sue and Julie (my two favorite Crochetvillers) got together to make us an afghan in our wedding colors. It arrived wrapped in really pretty dove paper, with a cute "Just Married" card.

Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness! We absolutely love it!

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Socks, Blankets, and More - Oh My!

Now that Hannah's birthday has come and gone,
I can safely post information about her fabulous present. I decided to combine my first sock project with my first cabling project (you know, for efficiency and because I'm crazy), and discovered this great, free pattern online. I'm a terrible person. . . I can't find the web address right now! Give me time, people! Anyhow, long story short, they came out great!
Pattern:Somewhere on the internet. . .
Yarn:Cascade 220 (100% wool) in Celery Heathers
Needles:Sizes 3 and 5 dpns
Time:Less than three weeks. . . Jen, do you remember?
A Gift For:Hannah, my little sister

I've also finished the second of Oni's baby blankets (shh, it's a secret!), in reverse rainbow colors. Admire it below:


What's on the plate now? My mom's holiday gift, which is ridiculously complicated, along with a whole slew of other projects. The best part about my job is that I think I might actually be able to get *most* of these gifts made in time! Luckily for me, I've also got Tempe Yarn & Fiber to keep me on track and stitching along after I've gotten home.