Monday, August 18, 2008

An Actual FO

Life over the last week has been crazy. Having a puppy is like having a child. DH and I discussed it for months before we finally made the commitment to get Lexi. We are glad we did but we are still getting used to having to get up in the middle of the night and let the dog out, having to watch her all of the time that she is out of her kennel, and not having all of the time to ourselves that we used to have. I haven't knit hardly at all since Lexi came home with us. In fact I think I am going to have to give up on my Ravelympics goals.

Before we picked up Lexi I actually finished my Koigu Clapotis (Ravelry link.) I used 3 skeins of KPPM and did the full increase and decrease sections but only 8 repeats of the straight section. I finished it in time to wear to the Knitting Guild's Opinionated Tea to celebrate Elizabeth Zimmermann's birthday. I think a good time was had by all and I actually got dressed up for a change.

I started a February Baby Sweater in Dream in Color Classy Giant Peach for a coworker's wife who is due in October. Hopefully I should be able to finish it before then. Yesterday I also started a Viking Hat for the little boy of a friend. They are from Minnesota and big Viking fans so I think they will get a kick out of the hat.

Today I stayed home from work due to having to go to the dreaded DMV and register the car and pay the taxes. Also lots of cuddle and play time with the puppy. I picked up the Fall Vogue and Fall Knit Simple as well. I think I might have to knit up some mittens this fall. And maybe a doggie sweater....doesn't she look like she needs one come fall?

1 comment:

Jo said...