Friday, October 05, 2007

Friday Updates

OK so first things first, Foxie had some work done on the sleeve, may not look it but I added an extra inch to the length. The patterning on top is just starting and it patterns to the end. Hoping to get quite a bit done next week.

VOG ON socks finished for Sock It To Me Pal ... I loved this pattern and will definitely make a pair for moi.

Straps are done for the entrelac tote and it just needs to be felted. Yea! Very quick knit from KnitPicks knit in Wool of the Andes.
My Autumn Rose yarn and book are here!!! WOOHOO!!! I purchased this from Two Swans Yarn from Karen. I have made some other purchases there and she always comes through. Thanks Karen. I picture myself casting on the ribbing immediately and working and hour or so a day on this as I have many other WIPs waiting to be come FOs.

I have saved the best for last. I received my Knit1Tea2 swap package from Dawn Dawn was my first spoilee way back in Monkey Sock Swap 1. She is the first person outside of family, I have knit socks for. Dawn is a fun, sweet lady and apparantly has a story to go along with my swap box which I am dying to hear. I received Tea in an apple Cider flavor which coincidentally I also sent to my K1T2 pal, I have several more tins to go out in swap packages. A tea infuser, some wicked honey straws, an awesome pumpkin warshcloth(so pretty),some of the teeny tiniest stitch markers ever which I will undoubtedly use immediately as I am in two secret lace knitting kals and some wonderfully delicious shortbread cookies. Also some jam and a package of scone mix to make for the jam. WOW, I was well spoiled!! Thanks muchly Dawn.
Oh oh...ALSO. some very curious yarn which I am wondering if Dawn dyed herself, it is exquisite and some Debbie Bliss cashmerino in a lovely purple color I will make some Fetching for me from.

AND Why oh why oh why MUST I knit these? Are they not beautiful? Do they not contain cables and wondrous length? They are from the Holiday edition of Interweave Knits

Knit from Debbie Bliss BABY Cashmerino...must check and see if I have any of that...

OH One more thing, a belated very happy Birthday to DS1 DGF...we are very blessed having her as part of our family for the past two and a half years. She is a lovely hardworking kind person. She is very good to both of my sons and makes DS1 so very happy


Lorraine said...

Wow Cheryl- Spindrift and cake and tea (oh my!).
I love anything from Republic of Tea- the apricot is my favorite.

Still working on Foxy- what a trooper!

Dawn said...

I posted the Tea Swap story on my blog. Enjoy!

Dorothy said...

All that yarn - WOW!

vegasangelbrat said...

Wow, lots of yarn, lots goodies, Happy Belated Birthday! I love the short socks, my they sure are pretty! You sure do beautiful work :)

Anonymous said...

I would be so happy if you come on sirpriz to swap with us !

Mama (french)
Swaps gift
Echange de cadeaux, swaps et amitiƩ

Carrie K said...

Wow, score! That pumpkin dishcloth is cute enough but the yarn and all the other goodies??

And then you got the Autumn Rose pattern and yarn? Gorgeous!

Those gloves.....I think I have to have them.

Christine said...

Your knitting is incredible - the sleeve looks beautiful! What a terrific box you received...the yarn looks so yummy and the pumpkin dishcloth is soooo cute!

Miss Purl said...


Thats a lot of yarn. But the colors rock hard!


Anonymous said...

Hi Cheryl! Your vegan pal here. Just wanted to let you know I had mailed your package out and you should get it any day now. :) Have a wonderful weekend!