Monday, June 30, 2008

Moving Right Along



If I can get Slow Bee 1 (the lilac one with the clear beads that look like drops of water) done by the end of Wed I will officially be caught up ! Phew, this one, Goddess Knits Anniversary Mystery Shawl is now up to nearly 600 stitches !

I had a plan, and then forgot to follow it for carrying the used colors all the way up to the edging. :( Oh well, I am sure that no-one other than me will notice two rounds of yellow that are not there.

Don't bother to "embiggeran" it is blurry.

~m

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Let's try this again



I think it is that old Mystery Lace yarn that was the jinx...different yarn and the pattern flows wonderfully !

~M

Uh Oh



It looks like I have been frogged.

~m

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Where does the time go ?




The printer still isn't cooperating with me, so I started working from a chart that I hand drew.....mistake number one thinking I could count. So this is not exactly right, but the cavalry printed me the chart for the next one and delivered it today, so hopefully Slow Bee will be right.

This is Slow Bee 2 and don't you just love that edge ?

~M

Friday, June 27, 2008

Who is Afraid of Spiders ?



Summer Sampler from Bad Cat Designs....pattern name Grand Spider.

It was really really really fun to knit, kept me on my toes.

I laughed in the face of lifelines, shrugged at the idea of practice swatches...it was awesome.

~m

Friday Update




Casablanca was the first project to issue the next clue today. I had completed it as written by 10:30.....when I posted my pictures to the group it was discovered that a key instruction was missing....so I unpicked some and then knit on again.

My printer then decided that it would not print out the entire chart for the other knit alongs that I am in. I am not quite sure what I am going to do about that as trying to knit from the .pdf file on my screen was not working for me at all.

~m

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

It's a Wrap







Stats : Mystic Meadows by Anna Dalvi of Knit and Knag
Knit Picks Palette Yarn in Lilac 4 balls plus 20 yards from ball five
Knit Pick Options needles in 4.5mm size
Changes made by me....NONE

~M

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Progress on Sunday






Slow Bee 1, clue 7 was finished just before six this morning. Don't ask why I was up then, I haven't the foggiest.

Goddess Knits followed up later this morning and it was time to do some things around the house. Things around the house included the first clue of Casablanca !

I thought that I had put every project that I am actively working on the board, but I missed Mystic Meadows.

I think I better get busy and get them done.

~M

Friday, June 20, 2008

Friday morning progress




Slow Bee Mystery Two started this week. The clue was published yesterday, and I did get it cast on but didn't finish it up until this morning. It starts from the center with me added to each end each week. Between that, the others that I am already in, and Casablanca which published today, I think I might be a touch over my head on how much knitting one person can accomplish in a week !

To make up we went for a long swim today ! I am getting quite tanned.

~M

Thursday, June 19, 2008

More to come tomorrow



I will post more pics of things tomorrow, this one at a time thing is driving me clean out of my tree. :)

~M

Photo 2



One more to come, the closeup

~M

Blogger Hates My Pictures



So I will upload one at a time, see ya in a bit.

~M

Monday, June 16, 2008

Summer Sampler



I am officially caught up to this morning. Mystic Meadows chart number 3 is printed and ready to go.

~M

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Weekend Catch UP




I am still a whole knit along behind. :( Maybe Tonight I will really catch up.

~M

Friday, June 13, 2008

Do Swatches count as Finished Objects ?



Most of the designers that I am working with ( doesn't that sound professional, actually they work, I play in the yarn !) decided to upload charts today. Tomorrow is Knit In Public Day - world wide event, if you don't believe me google - so along with the standard Slow Bee Clue (six for those who are counting) Goddess Knits and Bad Cat Designs uploaded full patterns and Moni jumped in with the swatch for Slow Bee 2.

I, on the other hand, spent the day at the pool !

~M

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Breaking the Curve




Mystic Meadows clue 2 is complete. (Ignore the one photo being upside down, missed that in the editing process.) It appears that I was the first one to publish photo's of this to the group - just like me to break the curve !

I can't really believe that no-one else had uploaded photo's of this design, I barely touched it yesterday as I spent the day out with the kids.

Yes, I know I haven't mentioned food in a while. We have a passing relationship food and I. I worked off some extra calories today swimming. :)

~m

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Up to date on Sunday



Clue 5 for Slow Bee Mystery and Pattern 2 for Summer Lace Sampler.

I have even made a little progress on the red Christmas sweater from h e double hockey sticks. :)

~m

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Weather




There are good things and bad things about thunderstorms and tornado warnings. The good is the uninterrupted knitting time. Can't do yard work in the storms. Can't get good pics of the knitting either.

~m

Monday, June 2, 2008

Catch up Monday




Slow Bee clue 4 and the first pattern from Summer Lace Sampler. You can still join the fun for the sampler at Bad Cat Designs. Just google. :)

~M