Wednesday, August 23, 2006

and they're off!!

off the needles anyways...
they are done, and I love them.

Pattern: all mine!!
60 stitches, 2x2 ribbing on the cuff.
Bow-knot stitch from Vogue Ultimate Knitting Book
Needles: size 2.5mm (US 1) Susan Bates
Yarn: Some dye-your-own superwash merino from etsy.
Dyed with orange and green kool-aid and lemonade Crystal light

I also got crafty and did some quilting---I bought some squares from ebay and haven't done anything with them.
so, I pulled out a quilting book, figured out what I could do with the squares (they are all 4" squares, 48 of them) and figured this out:

I think it's quite cute!

I also picked up little man's baby-jays this morning and managed to finish one.
I forgot how much I lover my addi's.
the "I dreamed of Africa" socks were done on susan bates--they were shorter and not the greatest for socks on one circular.
with the addi's though--just zipped along, got one done and am going to finish the other one today!

it almost makes up for the eyebrow disaster....

I bought a different waxing kit--thought it would be nice to try something new.
not. so. much.
um..yeah, the wax just went on like a big drippy mess and even though I didn't even rip it off, it still took half the eyebrow with it. I seriously spent an hour soaking my eye, rubbing gently, combing and everything else I could think of....

it looks fine when I pencil it in, but after swimming I feel like I want to run for cover.

is it just me, or do I look like vanilla ice????


Amy said...

Wow! Those are some amazing socks!
Way to go!

Amy said...

Wow! Those are some amazing socks!
Way to go!

Amy said...

Uh oh. Didn't see that pick of you before... thankfully we have those handy dandy eyebrow pencils, eh? Yes. I am speaking from experience, having waxed off exactly half of my eyebrow in highschool. Not because I wanted to be like Vanilla Ice, Ice, Ice baby. LOL Thanks for the comment on my sweater!