Thursday, June 29, 2006

MC's got back

I was knitting along on Mondo Cable last night when Pumpkin Girl made an interesting comment. "Mom how come you don't take pictures of your knitting anymore?"

OK sweet girl, here are some pictures for you.

1 ball of Cotton Ease with 2 yards to spare

Maybe one more cable before the V neck split.

Project update: Poor Orangina has been neglected since Mondo Cable came around. I promise to get back to you soon.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Talk about extreme

No, it isn't Halloween yet over at Chez Bear Knits. No need to adjust your monitor. I got tired of the black and wanted some color. I got some Cotton Ease in the stash and immediately cast on for this over the weekend. I'm way off with the row gauge so I put the back piece on hold and started the front piece.

Orangina does look teeny compared to Mondo Cable

On another note, look what I received in the mail ... beautiful MaineStream Zephyr Painted. I ordered this when they had a BOGO (buy one get one 50% off) sale.

4 oz of Waterfall

Mr. Bear begging new yarn to be Amazing Lace teammate.

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Chasing a dream

3.5" of ribbing to go

I have a sinking feeling that Orangina will not fit when I complete it ... yet I continue to knit on this project. I think just seeing the lace panels grow is amazing. Orangina has definitely turned into a process knit for me. It may not fit now but that forces me to work on losing the weight I've gained over the last year.

Sunday, June 4, 2006

Amazing Lace update

It seems that Team Bear Knits is off to a great start.

The first leg of the relay has been done. Teammate Green Gables was actually worn to work last Friday and received some nice compliments. The yarn (TLC Cotton Plus) seems to be holding up. I can see us partnering up for future projects.

The second leg of the relay is progressing nicely. I am attempting to knit Orangina's pieces at the same time so that once I'm done with the lace, it will be ribbing then seaming. Any tips to seaming black projects???

This showed up over the weekend - some Evita Zitron I acquired from Bron's stash sale. It could potentially be another teammate (Soleil) in the making.