Friday, September 24, 2010

Finished Object Friday!

Yes, more finished things! First, a beautiful steampunk pirate necklace that is on its way to a new owner. I made it for a pirate swap that I'm in on Ravelry.

This is my first attempt at a needle roll. Pretty damn primitive, as I didn't use a pattern. Same swap, different item!

This amusing fellow is from a knitting pattern I received during a different swap. But he's so fitting in the package, that I knit him up. The story for him is, Ole' Pegleg lost his eye protecting the above necklace from a giant clam. I think he hit himself in the eye with his felt sword. What do you think?

And this lovely bag has been used a lot of late. I like to take it shopping with me. I knit it in cotton ease by lion brand. The pattern is from a family circle zine. Obviously a beach bag!

Anyway, hope you liked looking, more stuff will be coming here soon. I'm off to go buy more yarn.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The Mail's been good to me this week! Yay!

It's only Tuesday, and I've gotten a bunch of lovely things in the mail already! The newest Simply Knitting, 2 yarn catalogs, YARN! And a pamphlet about Stitches East, which I would love to attend, but I'm still on the fence about.

I'm really excited about the Knitpicks catalog, as I've already picked out some lovely fingerless gloves and a knit ornament kit.
The yarn is bought secondhand-but-untouched from a sweet ravelry member. It is from Three Irish Girls in the colorway "Fitzgerald." I think it's fabulous!
A bit of a close-up on the pretty yarn...