Thursday, February 5, 2009

A Pile of Hearts

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This pictures should say it all. I made a pile of Hearts the last few days. I love the Heart Lace Cloth by Smariek, but I’ve done enough to last me another year, LOL.

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As you can see, this cloth looks good in both solid, variegated, and stripes.  Most of these were made with I love this Cotton! except for the Red and Stripes. I’m done with Heart cloths for another year.

 

Our bunnies have been named. Meet:

Smoke and Bella.

So Aunt Kathy and KatKnit, send me your address and I will send you a small prize for helping us choose names. Which is harder than I care to admit. No one could decide on any one name, so it went to the parents to make the final decision three days later!

 

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My January socks. I finished these on Jan 30. I was so happy. I used LB Sock-ease in either cotton candy or bubblegum or something like that. The ballband was lost. The pattern is Groovy. All I can say is that these are pretty comfortable and I still have half a skein of the sock yarn left. Fingerless mitts???

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Here’s the top view. I like how the pattern stretches out when worn.

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And the side. the heel is short row and quick. I like this heel the best.

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And this is the yarn that will become my Heart Lace socks for Feb. I will cast on soon, as soon as I finish the next hat.  The pattern is written for circs, but I’m going to make them on DPN’s in a larger size needle too. Which means subtracting some stitches. I hope I can figure it out and don’t mess it up too bad. I can’t see working on size 0’s. I don’t even know if I have any!

 

That’s it for this update. I’m about dishclothed out, even though I still need to make one for a swap…after I finish the hat and cast on my socks!

5 comments:

Aunt Kathy said...

Wow... Smoke held up huh? I'll send you my address on Ravelry but I think you already have it.

Maries heart's are great. I want to make some myslef.

Timiae said...

Smoke is a great name.

You fly through those dishcloths! The pattern is pretty and I may have to make a few for love day gifts (wrapped around candy!).

The socks are really pretty.

Cat said...

Wow you sure have been knitting a lot of dishcloths. They are really pretty, I just love all the colors.

Hugs!!!

smariek said...

Happy to hear they're no longer nameless. Smoke and Bella are great names.

Lovely socks! And the color striping is nice. I love variegated yarns but never know how they'll end up looking after they're knitted up.

Holy cow, that's a lot of dishcloths. I bet you can do them in your sleep now! I think this pattern and the Papillon (butterfly) cloth work well with variegateds.

hakucho said...

All of your heart cloths are gorgeous! Your socks turned out great, too :)