Saturday, December 22, 2007

3 Eves Before Christmas

3 days before Christmas and I still have 2-3 more gifts to get. I say 2-3 because the third I'm not really all that enthused about getting but since this person is a sibling and expecting it I guess I need to get it. I'm trying to give this gift out of the goodness of my heart (most appropriate don't ya think) but my heart thinks no gift is better than a contrived one. My mind on the other hand is saying kill 'em with kindness and let the streets teach them their lessons.

My mind is winning the battle...

An update on the Cycling Aran. I'm just about done. I'm halfway finished with one of the sleeves and plan to start the other one tonight. After that I'm going to knit a lining in the collar with a lighter shade of Jo Sharp Silk Aran Road. I will then spray block it (sans boobs on my mannequin. see pic.) and then insert the zipper and gift wrap. Enjoy the pics. Sorry one is darker because I couldn't really catch the cable detail with the light in my room.

I'm working on some designs of my own. No telling when they'll make it to this blog or even to full completion. In the interim I think I will start on another sweater for myself. I'm thinking either the Buttony Sweater by Katie Marcus or Killybegs by Debbie Bliss. Both have been in my Ravelry que for a minute now.

If I don't see your before Christmas, have a wonderful one and be safe.



Sheila said...

Man-o-Man that sweater is coming along beautifully and I really like the Killybegs cardigan.

Virtuous said...

So glad you are going with your mind on the gift! ;o)

How about I just purchased some yarn today (on blog) for 50% off for the Buttony Sweater!!

Merry Christmas to you too!

Virtuous said...

BTW - the cables on Cycling Aran is awesome!

del said...

Wow, that Cycling Aran is beautiful! I can't wait to see it finished. Have a great holiday!

Judy said...

Love the cycling aran! Can't wait to see it completed.