So um I haven't been here in awhile. I feel like I abandoned my blog. I will have to work on that. Well um how have y'all been? I've been in a knitting funk (again?!?). I've knit some dishcloths and I'm currently working on a blanket for my dare I say great nephew to be. He is due on my birthday in June - so that would be cool it if he actually waited until then to show up.
I tried to get his mom to name him Nicholas but um Dad vetoed that and said he will be named Junior - I had to try (tee hee). Anyway this is the blanket I'm working on for him. I may actually finish it by the time the baby shower rolls around in May.
I can never seem to get these things done on time and maybe it's because I like the small needles. They seem to make a squishier denser fabric. I think the big needs are cheating - but then if it was easy for me to do - I wouldn't want to do it. The colors are placed randomly and I used a size five needle and cast on 322 stitches and went for it. I know it sounds crazy - but it was a pattern that had a whole lot of definition and I didn't like the pattern so I ripped it out to the border and continued on the with the colors I had for that blanket. One of these days I will actually like to finish one of those complicated intarsia patterns that I love to start and finish before I get bored with it. I do have one in mind that has bunnies on it. And I do intend to finish the elephant parade - which I sadly had to rip out due to the gigantic hole in it.
So what are on your needles and hooks today?