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Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Tragedy and Triumph

hello guys! so I wanted to post pics earlier but couldn't! As promised some eye candy for ya :) here is the sweater while froggin'..... Look at those decreases!  yummy ...right?
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I had 100 yards torn from her already, you can get an idea of her enormous size from this photo!
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DH was very kind this Christmas and spent sometime on amazon.com! these are the goodies he gave me!
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I ordered this myself...always wanted some Lampes Lumps!  Got this from the wonderful ladies at www.kpixie.com.. thanks Jessica and Missa.....
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oohhh! ahhhh! close up ;) it is 106 yds and cotton blend. All mine muahhhh!
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Here is the little Noro bag I created for my niece! really cute!
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I didn't take pics of the other gifties... sorry folks, i just plain forgot!!! eeek..... I hope everyone had a great Christmas... I sure did.  My new hobby has taken flight and I got a lot of knitted realted items for Christmas this year.. yarn needles, a gift certificate to theknittinggarden.com ,and ATreasury of Knitting Patterns, from the parental units.

With my gift certificate I purchased yarn for a long sleave One Skien Wonder( GGH Samoa).... And enough yarn for a pair of socks,( Rowan cotton 4 ply) and Picovoli! (I intend to do that one with jeagar "trinity"... yummy silk and cotton!)

thanks for all the comments on that pitiful previous post :) missed ya'll!


Anonymous wendy g said...

Sorry about the sweater but love all of your new goodies!!

8:57 PM  
Blogger CynCyn said...

a long sleeve OSW? are those directions included in the pattern? Sounds like an awesome next project, with almost instant gratification! glad to see you're enjoying your holidays!

9:20 PM  
Blogger caitlyn said...

Hourglass was beautiful, even though it was too big. Kudos to you for being able to rip it right away! If it were me, I might have bawled for awhile first. LOL I look forward to hearing how the Lampes Lumps yarn knits up!

11:54 PM  
Blogger amylovie said...

Very nice stuff! Just FYI: we will be carrying Lampe's Lumps at the shop. Sheryl is addicted to it!!


5:13 AM  
Blogger Jenni said...

Happy post-Christmas knitting! You've got some beautiful, fun new projects in the line-up! (What are your plans for the Lampes Lumps? I've "petted" that at kpixie a few times, and would love to see it worked up! AND Yarntopia will be carrying it! Oh, I'm in SOOO much trouble!)

10:05 AM  
Blogger Nyxxie said...

Hey thanks so much for the comment. I wanted to send you an e-mail but I cannot find your e-mail addy. If you wouldn't mind talking some more on this subject then could you e-mail me please?

6:35 AM  
Anonymous jill said...

Oh, I have wanted to try the Lampes Lumps! Prrreeeettttyyy! I can't wait to see what you turn it into :) Happy Holidays!

10:10 AM  
Anonymous jill said...

P.S. I love the Noro bag!!

10:12 AM  
Anonymous Laura said...

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your holidays. What great family you have to give you knitty related gifties! Wow!

I love the color of the hourglass. It's gorgeous even though you have to rip it out. I know that it will be appreciated even if it's late.

I hope to start my hourglass soon and get back to blogging. I hope that no one forgot about me completely!

12:36 PM  
Blogger Wool Winder said...

That's sad news about the sweater. Did it just stretch out too much in the wash? What kind of yarn?

6:22 AM  
Blogger traveling knitter said...

I couldn't have ripped....I just couldn't have....I would have found someone to "fit" it. :) And gotten some new yarn for the real recipient. You are a brave girl

1:52 PM  
Blogger Dani said...

Aww, that is stinky about the sweater.. but it does look good from the pics if that makes you feel any better. Nice presents too! Isn't Noro great for bags?! I wish you and the family a very happy and healthy New Year :)

5:14 PM  

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