Friday, January 13, 2006

Picture Friday

These are pictures of the shawl that I made Chris's grandmother. It is lovely, yes? The yarn is called Highland Thistle and is marketed under the Yarn Bee brand. Which you can only get at Hobby Lobby. The stuff is magnificent, because it is a two ply acrylic with a strand of eyelash plyed with it. My friend Aimee was kind enough to model for me.

These three things are things I've been working on in the last week. The starfish is going to be felted and stuffed. The fair isle circle thingy is the shell top of a turtle, which will also be felted when completed and stuffed.

And the last item is the hat. This is the less than 24 hour hat that is destined for Mikey, or for hubby's dad, I haven't decided yet. It might not go to anyone, because I think the cast on is too tight. But aren't the colors great?

In other news, Ruth, the proprietor of Main Street Yarn and Fiber in Watkinsville, was cleaning out some of their storage and found a lot of old fiber, stuff that's been discontinued. And she gave it too ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't just have stash, I have STASH. I love the kindness of strangers. Of course that didn't stop me from buying a couple of ounces of both soy silk and ingeo.

More later.

A correction is needed. Ruth gave me FIBER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! While it would have been nice if she had given me yarn, I think I prefer the gift of fiber.

1 comment:

She-Who-Reads said...

She...gave you...yarn...! Eek! I'm so jealous right now!

Also, the pictures came out great! Look at all the knitting you've gotten done lately! Wow! The hat looks beautiful, and you've gotten so much done in such a short time on the turtle! Looks good!