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December 06, 2007

See how I am?

I spoiled you all last week! Well it has been a busy week. Lot's of snow here in Central New York, little big geek has been home sick for 3 days with strep. Poor kid was sick on a snow day! But he is on the mend.

I had some family obligations this weekend so I missed my 1st guild meeting ever! It was the annual gift exchange. I know I have mentioned that we get some fiber back in May. We can either spin it or get mill spun yarn. I chose to spin mine this year and knit up a couple of things:

guild proj hat.jpg

top of hat.jpg

guild prof wrist warm.jpg

on wrist.jpg

Yeah, they are nice and all... but guess what I got???? I wish I could show a picture but I can't because the light is bad! So go trot over to Carla's place and check it out.


This is what I got! Can you believe it? It is so so beautiful! I LOVE IT!!!! Words can not describe.... well yes they can! It's gorgeous
Thank you Carla!

Okay, back to my stuff.
Pattern for the hat is from One Skein Wonders
Yarn: My own handspun. Alpaca/Merino Blend
Needles: US 6 Circular (I think)

Pattern for the Wristwarmers: Wisp of the Mist Wrist Warmers From Compassionate Knitting - Tara Jon Manning
Yarn: See above
Needles: US 5 Dpns

Okay, back to Carla's shawl. I am going to take pictures of it this weekend!

Did I mention that I love it and I want to marry it?

Posted by beth at December 6, 2007 12:37 PM


Yeah, too bad that you didn't have any fun with the Holiday Project and didn't like your gift! Don't worry - there's always next year... Finn wool. I already can't wait!

Posted by: Salt City Spinner at December 6, 2007 12:57 PM

You are VERY welcome :) I'm so pleased that it will be well loved!

Posted by: Carla at December 6, 2007 01:40 PM

Ohhhh, VERY nice! Good job geek girl :) Now I gotta go check out Carla's blog...

Posted by: Mia at December 6, 2007 02:28 PM

Poor Little Geek! He's missing out on the snow fun. :-(

Beautiful shawl. Can you marry a shawl...or do you just live in sin, with it?

Posted by: Laurie at December 7, 2007 01:35 PM

I hope little geek feels better soon. And lovely wristwarmers!

Posted by: diana at December 7, 2007 08:49 PM

YAY for bloggage! Glad to see some updates :) Keep them coming!

Posted by: Jadielady at December 8, 2007 12:35 AM

Oh. My. God. That is lovely!!! I'm thinking I need to make the time each week to commute down to central New York for a Guild meeting...

Posted by: Sheepish Annie at December 8, 2007 08:52 AM

That shawl is gorgeous!

Posted by: Erin at December 8, 2007 09:07 AM

Nice hat and wristlets! Sadly the pic didn't load up on the other blog for me...

Posted by: lisa at December 10, 2007 08:42 PM

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