Saturday, July 24, 2010

It's a fancy girl morning.

Friday, July 16, 2010

So, for a while now, I've been knitting some hats for a friend who is currently battling breast cancer.  It brings me so much joy to knit for someone who really enjoys wearing what I've made.  So far I've made some really neat patterns, but one thing I've noticed is that lots of people are looking for modern and sassy chemo hats.  All I'm saying is that just because one is currently kicking cancer in the butt, doesn't mean they can't look sassy and fabulous while doing it! 

Therefore. . . I've decided to start creating my own chemo hat patterns.  I've started on my first one this week.  It has a picot edge 2x2 ribbing and is made out of Knit Picks Gloss DK yarn which has such a gorgeous drape and is soft.

Here's where I am so far: 


I'm going to be adding an intarsia-ish band of breast cancer ribbons.  I'd like to post the pattern here for those of you interested, so look for it soon.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Does life get any better? 

Monday, July 12, 2010

Never Not Knitting is Never Not Brilliant!

More to come soon, but I just finished knitting Never Not Knitting  (a.k.a. Alana Dakos)'s Very Cherry Dress for Lillianna's first birthday.  Let's just say that this pattern has so many techniques that were new to me that I was as giddy as a school girl on the first day of school.

Needless to say, L looks adorable in it.  I think she knows that she has something sassy on because when I first put it on her, she looked down, touched the dress and screamed, "Oooooooh!"  She HAS to know!