A Lot of Knitting

August must have been the month for knitting. In addition to the sweater in the previous post, I finished up the denim hoodie vest for Wee One.

I say it is finished, but I still need to acquire and sew in a zipper for her. As we are still in a heat-wave drought, I think I have time.

Here are a couple of shots, even though my model was reticent, at best:

Pattern: Heather Hoodie Vest, KnitScene Magazine, Fall 2009
Yarn: Debbie Bliss Cotton Denim Aran (discontinued), held double

In other news, I have been doing a bit of test knitting for Woolgirl.

A few weeks ago she sent me a skein of sock yarn and asked me to come up with something for a cupcake kit she was putting together. She specifically asked for a basic sock design.

The yarn was lovely, although the colors were a bit too bright for me. I added the baubles for just a touch of whimsy.

Pattern: My own
Yarn: Dashing Dachs Superwash Merino Sport

Woolgirl next sent me some Dream in Color, a skein in bulky called Groovy and a skein in worsted named Classy. She asked for a pair of hats.

It took me about a day to knock out both of these. Note: I made these in an adult large size and they are way too big for Wee One, but she modeled anyway.

Yarn: Dream in Color Groovy, Cocoa Kiss
Pattern: Cozy Cabled Toque

Yarn: Dream in Color Classy, In Vino Veritas
Pattern: Claudia

While I failed to capture a picture of it, the cool thing about the Claudia hat is that it looks equally good inside-out, too.

At the moment, I just cast on the sleeves of a sweater I started in June. Here's a snippet.

I hope to have the sleeves completed by the end of the long weekend.

Next on tap will be a cotton sweater for my mother's birthday. I also hope to finish that Gothik Scarf I started last fall.

Stay tuned!


Lolly said…
Wee's sweater is beautiful!
Everything is wonderful! As are you! ;) and Wee is gorgeous!
kelly-ann (on Ravelry) said…
I love the vest - awesome job!!

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