Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween!

Brandeis, who is 12 1/2, wanted you to see how handsome he is in his Halloween bandanna he got after his grooming at Petco. He is telling me "Trick-or-Treat" in this photo! More knitting content coming soon.

Monday, October 20, 2008

I'm Back...and I Never Went Far

Things have been really hectic at work and at home these past few weeks...I can't believe it has been 7 weeks since I last posted. I do apologize for being MIA.

I finally got some time to knit and you can see by these fingerless gloves that I am starting something new for me...a finger gusset. I got a pattern from Libby who owns "Mad About Ewes" yarn shop in Lewisburg, PA. Her pattern and it is great...terrific instructions. Since I had never done a M1 left or right, Libby pointed me to an on-line video which was a huge help! Thanks Libby!! I then pulled some instructions from Knitters magazine to use as a backup and off I went.

The first glove is finished and I am very pleased with it. As you can see, the second one is on the needles. It should be done by the weekend, if all goes well.

Oh the little guy in the photo is Teddy Bear, our rescue boy who came to live with us 5 years ago today when he was 4 1/2 months old. Took this photo at lunchtime. He loves his new Curious George that his Golden brothers Brandeis and Stratton got him to help celebrate his Gotcha Day! So glad you chose us little guy.