Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Trick or Treat

Queen Simerian from Shiah's favorite book series, and Spiderman

Arched Shaped socks

yarn is Trekking pattern is here on Ravelry
sorry if your not on Ravelry I can't find the pattern anywhere else except pdf and I don't know how to link that.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Painting Pumpkins

Handy Hubby and DIY Yarn swift

Seth made this for my last night well I laid on the couch looking pathetic with our first cold of the season directions from several sites but this was the most helpful for him

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Circle S farm fun

We went with a local homeschool group to the local farm. Unfortunately it had rained for about 24 hours before that so it was too soggy to do the cornfield maze and some other things. We did get to play in the hay barn (yes I know it's straw but they call it the hay barn) and pick out pumpkins and have a short hay (again with the straw?!) ride out to our cars.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Hearts Swell

Based on Swell from Knitty
replaced the waves for hearts. I made the small and it's too small for Shiah.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Pair 3 of 3

I didn't realize I was so close to being done the last pair. Now I can cast on socks for MEEEEEE
Yarn is knitpicks Felici Aurora colorway, pattern is my own

Socks 2 of 3 for my Auntie

These are worsted weight socks the yarn is Encore and kinda blah but should wear well for her.
Pattern is 2 yarn Resoleable Socks from Favorite socks by Interweave knits.

Sunday, October 21, 2007

slightly tipsy sewing

a couple of simple skirts well drinking a lovely Riesling please excuse the bright red me

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Knit dress for me and modeled Mr Greenjeans

I've done a few woven wrap dresses that have worked out ok. But I've really been craving a comfy cute knit dress that was a bit sexy but still wearable :blush:

I made a first attempt in um August? probably even earlier. It was very eye opening and depressing and overwhelming. I finally worked up the courage to try the changes I needed to make. I narrowed the shoulders and did a full bust adjustment (though not very well). It took some creative pleating to make the dress actually go together on the bodice. I know what I have to change which is good.

The knit is a rayon from pattern is Simplicity 3678 view A
And a modeled pic of my Mr. Greenjeans

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Mr Greenjeans for me

Mr Greenjeans
From the latest knitty issue. Knit in knitpicks Merino Style in the coal colorway. This was a very fast very fun knit it took 2 1/2 weeks. I need to block it and find the perfect button.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Stash game Day 1

One of the forums I'm on is having a little challenge. The goal is to sew as much yardage from your stash as possible in 3 weeks. Here is what I got done yesterday

Skirt for Shiah will have yellow shirt to go with it when I have yellow in the serger :)

Shirt for Shiah, will have blue skirt as soon as I finish it today

Fleece dress for Shiah

twirl shot
denim 12 gore skirt for me. Shirt sewn by me but not yesterday :D
total yardage sewn Saturday 7 yards

Friday, October 12, 2007

Bob Bliss

Bob the Builder has come to COSI. I can't even begin to tell you how excited Ollie has been. They send out the flyer about Bob in August so Ollie has been waiting 2 1/2 months for this.

GO Fly a Kite

Just a sunny lovely day at Highbanks