March 1, 2007

Knitting Roundup

So … I have lots on the needles right now and I’m getting kindof bored with of all of it. I think this is just a case of taking on too many largish projects at the same time. Here’s what I have going:

Step Socks:

Haven’t blogged about these yet b/c I figured they would be done super-quick and I would just wait and show them as a finished project. That was weeks ago when I was first told to stay off of my foot. I knocked out the first sock in no time….I think there was some sortof thing going on there – my foot hurt so I was compelled to knit socks to keep that foot nice and warm. Well now my foot is feeling better and the second sock is taking for-ev-er. Although today I started back with taking the bus so hopefully with the bus knitting they will start to grow faster….

Oh yeah – the yarn is Austerman Step…. It has aloe in it. It's amazingly soft and nice.

Matt’s Durrow:

Ok this one I’m not really bored of at all….I’m fine with it taking forever. It’s supposed to. It’s my long-term project. And cables like this don’t appear overnight:
Yeah. My plan that this was going to be done by his birthday (which is in 8 days!) is soooo not going to happen. Perhaps for next Christmas….

Mmmmmalibrigio Scarf:

Haven’t blogged about this one yet either b/c I figured it’s a scarf. How long could it possibly take? Silly me. It's on size 9's and has many, many cables. So not a fast project... but I'm loving the yarn. This is my first malibrigio project and it won't be my last!

I think I need to pick one and obsess over it until it’s done. That way I can move on to bigger and better things….

Like ripping apart my kitchen.

10 comments:

  1. Oh, but they are all so nice, how will you ever pick which one to concentrate on?? But then again, you are probably much more disciplined than I am. I guess I'm far too fickle to be a one-project-at-a-time girl.

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  2. You're knitting with the only color of Austermann Step that appeals to me. #21, right? :) They all look great - why don't you get the scarf done first so you can get a little use out of it during winter's last throes.

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  3. Wow - everything looks fabulous, Jeanne! I'm soooooo wanting to make something out of the malibrigio but haven't broke down to buy some yet. The sweater is fantastic and I love the socks...getting ready to start a pair of my own if I can ever sit down and pick the pattern ;) I even bought the short bamboo double points, so I can't wait to get started!

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  4. All of your projects look great! Thanks for sharing. (I have to laugh that your deadline for your husband's sweater went from 8 days from now to NEXT CHRISTMAS. hee)

    Sorry about your poor doggie too. That must be just as hard for you to go through as it is for him!!

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  5. The greys and blues in the sock are so nice.

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  6. REALLY love Durrow - it looks absolutely great. Nice work! When I'm bored with my knitting, I start another project...

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  7. That colorway on your socks is great! I have the 'here and there' cables scarf on my to do list, and yours looks so cuddly.

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  8. Good Golly.. you've just been a knittin' away. Lookin' good!

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  9. those are great projects! I hope your man knows how lucky he is to get such a beautiful sweater!

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  10. Mmm, Durrow. Mmmm, pretty, colorful cabled scarf. Mmmm....

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