Sunday, February 04, 2007

Busy!


I really have finished things lately, and I'm on the second sleeve of my Ariann sweater. I often have to decide between photographing things for the blog and actually doing things, so the blog falls by the wayside.

This is a pair of socks knit and given to me by Tamara. They are my first gift socks and my first Koigu socks. I really love them! I think they're better knit than most of the socks I knit for myself, as well.
This is Elizabeth Zimmermann's Baby Surprise Jacket, knit in Socks That Rock medium weight, Farmhouse colorway. This is a really interesting and quick pattern, and it shows off variegated colors really well. The jacket is a gift for a friend from law school, who is expecting later this month.











I have taken some photos of my latest handspun, and they will be up soon. (I have to save something so I don't wait another 2 weeks or more before posting!)

6 comments:

LaBean said...

Weeeeeee I'm tickled you love the socks. One would think it crazy to say someone knit a pair of socks for you that fit better than ones you could make yourself. One would be wrong, because I received a pair of socks and they DO fit better than any pair I've made for myself. Go figure.

Laura said...

Cute socks!

Did you lengthen the surprise jacket? I've seen only one before and I thought the miters were in the front corners of the jacket.

Sarah said...

I love the Baby Surprise! Really cute.

Tamara knit you some kick butt socks too, what a treat!

I love em!

Karen said...

oooh, I do like the baby surprise jacket...That'll be fun to knit.

The socks are really nice! I'm sorry I missed them in person.

Donna said...

Oh, I love the little jacket! I need to make one of those for a friend who's baby is due this spring.

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