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February 26, 2007

You asked for it....

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Nice huh? I think I am a little bow (?) legged though...

And here I am again with a cute little dress and some combat boots

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Here is a nice heel shot

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such fine detail.

Here is what Suki thinks

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She thinks I am too old for combat boots.

Thanks to my hubby for the top two shots.

Posted by beth at 12:36 PM | Comments (25)

February 22, 2007

Did you think I got stuck in a snow bank?

Nope! I was too busy finishing up these

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So this is the only picture I have to show today. For some reason, the picture I took of the back is not working correctly. Which really is okay. Do you know how hard it is to take a picture by your self with these things on? I think I have 20 pictures. NO LIE.

I will take a picture of the back over the weekend when the lighting is better. Because you know, it's all about the lace panel and the heel stitches. The front is boring.

But they are DONE!

Oh and this is all I had left:

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Not bad eh? I love it when I don't have a lot left. Oh! Here are the specs:

Pattern: Over the Knee Socks from Hand Knit Holiday's
Yarn: 4 balls of Silja Superwash Sock Yarn in Cranberry - got the yarn from Kris
Needles: US2 - circulars (2 of them)

I would knit these again in a heartbeat. They didn't take any longer than the shorter socks. I just didn't work on them constantly. I do have other things to do......

;-)

Posted by beth at 12:19 PM | Comments (19)

February 16, 2007

Enough already!

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That was my house yesterday morning. Look to the right. My mail box was knocked off by the snow plow and the husband pushed it into the snow bank. Lovely.

Here is a shot last night looking out my front door

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I tried to find a shot that showed what it looks like with out snow and this was all I could find:

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Excuse the sock. But hey, it's knitting!

I am so sick of this snow! I am sure everyone in the northeast is pretty sick of it.

Okay, on to the knitting. Just so you know that I am not too busy shoveling or slacking:

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They will be done by the weekend! (i hope....)

Posted by beth at 12:54 PM | Comments (17)

February 12, 2007

Don't get excited!

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No, I didn't make this. And you will either love it or hate it. I love it in a weird grandma kind of way. What is it you ask? Well it is a crochet jacket of sorts. I got it at my new favorite vintage store right here in Syracuse. I bought it so I could "figure" out the pattern. I haven't done that yet because I am half way done with my second over the knee sock! YAY!!!!!!!

Okay back to the point. I really like this jacket thingy (above). It is made out of yucky acrylic yarn, but we can remedy that with cool yarn, cool colors, cool shape I may have a cool jacket.

Just thought I would share seeing as how I don't have anything else to show you. Let me know what you think.

Thanks to Carla for taking the picture.

Posted by beth at 12:23 PM | Comments (17)

February 06, 2007

New project news

I figure, I finished a sweater, I can treat my self and start a new project right? Forget about the shawl. It's on vacation (I forget who I told that to....)

I started these:

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Actually it's just a "this" right now. What is "this"? It is the beginnings of the Over the Knee Socks from Hand Knit Holiday's! I am actually a lot further than this picture. I am now on the foot almost ready to decrease for the toe! I am really really hoping I don't run out of yarn. I don't think I will.

I am also really hoping that "second sock syndrome" does not set in. This would be a bad one for it. Although the sock is going rather quickly seeing as how I started it last Sunday. I am not going to let it happen! The other sock will be cast on immediately!
Over and out.

Posted by beth at 12:41 PM | Comments (16)