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Sunday, February 12, 2006
6 inches and counting
 
I've only made a little progress on my entry in the Knitting Olympics. I cast on my 151 stitches right at 2:00 PM. Image hosting by Photobucket

Got through the 4 border rows and tried to start the lace & cable pattern. Unfortunately I need to learn how to count (yes me, the math wiz) Instead of 151, I cast on 163 Image hosting by Photobucket so I frogged it and tried again. I swore I cast on 151 this time, even counted it 3 times! Nope, I cast on only 147 Image hosting by Photobucket Dang! Frogged it and tried again. This time instead of counting the actual stitches, I put stitch markers between each pattern repeat. Success!!!! Image hosting by Photobucket

Here's a pic of my progress so far (all 6 inches of it)

Ain't she pretty? I love the traveling vine lace pattern and the cable between really sets it off. (BTW please ignore the stains on the footstool, I got little monsters kids remember?)

Speaking of kids, they had a blast this morning playing in the snow! Yep, we finally got our first snowfall of the year. Most everyone here in dustbunny haven said "It's about time!" but I say "YUCK!!!!" Snowstorm
Besides tricking their mommy into coming outside only to get pelted with 3 snowballs Snowball Fight, the kids built these snowmen.


Before you ask, I have no idea why Princess's has three horns. She couldn't explain that herself.

Posted by DustBunniesCanWait at 12:39 PM
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4 Comments:

LOL - the horns are too funny! And I really like the pattern - sorry about the repeated frogging :-(

By Blogger Melanie, at 8:03 PM  

Horns! She must have had a dream about me--I've been the nightmare mommy with three horns and tentacles of death! ARRGGGHH!!!

By Blogger Suzanne, at 8:20 AM  

wow! great progress on your olympic project! (and the horns made me crack up too! lol)

By Blogger Katie, at 9:13 PM  

It looks beautiful so far! Beautifully soft yarn, beautiful color, beautiful knitting, beautiful pattern! Can't wait to see it progress!

By Blogger Mary, at 8:33 PM  

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